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What is Eusauropoda?

Pronunciation: YOO-sor-ROP-o-duh
Author: Paul Upchurch
Year: 1995
Meaning: True sauropods (see etymology)
Locomotion: Quadrupedal (four legs)
Synonyms: None known
[Sereno, 2005]Definition
The most inclusive clade containing Saltasaurus loricatus but not Vulcanodon karibaensis.
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Etymology
Eusauropoda is derived from the Greek "eu" (good, true), "sauros" (lizard) and "pod" (foot).
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Further reading
• Upchurch P. (1995) "The evolutionary history of sauropod dinosaurs".
• Holtz T.R, Jr. (2008) "The Most Complete, Up-to-Date Encyclopedia for Dinosaur Lovers of All Ages".
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Atkinson, L. "DinoChecker FAQ entry :: What is Eusauropoda?"
http://www.dinochecker.com/dinosaurfaqs/what-is-eusauropoda›. Web access: 30th Mar 2017.
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