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Re: Camarasaurs (was Re: Dinosaur Genera List corrections #118)



Nick Pharris wrote:

Argh.  So is there still an actual Camarasauridae, or has Macronaria simply
turned into a bunch of serial outgroups to _Saltasaurus_?? :-S

There is a Camarasauridae. Besides _Camarasaurus_ it includes _Aragosaurus_ and _Lourinhanosaurus_.


Macronaria is the clade that includes camarasaurids and titanosauriforms ("brachiosaurids" and titanosauroids).

Sauropoda
   _Vulcanodon_
   Eusauropoda
     _Shunosaurus_
     unnamed
       _Barapasaurus_
       unnamed
         _Omeisaurus_
         Neosauropoda
           Diplodocoidea
           Macronaria
             _Haplocanthosaurus_
             Camarasauromorpha
               _Camarasaurus_
               Titanosauriformes

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