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Sauropodomorphagroup is extinct

Long-necked plant-eating dinosaurs

Classification follows Sereno 1999.
Containing group: Dinosauria

Other Names for Sauropodomorpha


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Sereno, P. C., A. L. Beck, D. B. Dutheil, H. C. 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.

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Upchurch, P. 1998. The phylogenetic relationships of sauropod dinosaurs. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 124:43-103.

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Wilson, J. A. and P. C. Sereno. 1998. Early evolution and higher-level phylogeny of sauropod dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology Supplement 18: 1-68.

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