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What is Macronaria?

Pronunciation: MAK-row-NEH-ree-uh
Author: Wilson and Sereno
Year: 1998
Meaning: Big Nostrils (see etymology)
Locomotion: Quadrupedal (four legs)
Synonyms: Camarasauromorpha?
Definition
All neosauropods more closely related to Saltasaurus loricatus than to Diplodocus longus.
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Etymology
Macronaria is derived from the Greek "makros" (big) and the Latin "nares" (nostrils).
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Further reading
• D'Emic, M. D. (2012) "The early evolution of titanosauriform sauropod dinosaurs". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 166 (3): 624–671.
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