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Nigersaurus taqueti Sereno et al. 1999 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Rebbachisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 57367

Full reference: P. C. Sereno, A. L. Beck, D. B. Dutheil, H. C. E. Larsson, G. H. Lyon, B. Moussa, R. W. Sadleir, C. A. Sidor, D. J. Varricchio, G. P. Wilson, and J. A. Wilson. 1999. Cretaceous sauropods from the Sahara and the uneven rate of skeletal evolution among dinosaurs. Science 286:1342-1347

Belongs to Nigersaurus according to L. M. Ibiricu et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNN GAD512. Its type locality is Nigersaurus type, Gadoufaoua, "niveau des innocents", which is in an Aptian/Albian terrestrial horizon in the Elrhaz Formation of Niger.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore