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What is Neosauropoda?

Pronunciation: nee-o-sor-rop-o-duh
Author: Bonaparte
Year: 1986
Meaning: New sauropods (see etymology)
Locomotion: Quadrupedal (four legs)
Synonyms: None known
Definition
Diplodocus longus, Saltasaurus loricatus, their most recent common ancestor and all descendants.
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Etymology
Neosauropoda is derived from Greek "neos" (new), "sauros" (lizard) and "pod" (foot).
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Further reading
• K.A. Curry Rogers and J.A. Wilson "The Sauropods: Evolution and Paleobiology".
• Wilson, J.A. "Sauropod Dinosaur Phylogeny: Critique and Cladistic Analysis". Zool J Linn Soc Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 136.2 (2002): 215-75.
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Atkinson, L. "DinoChecker FAQ entry :: What is Neosauropoda?"
http://www.dinochecker.com/dinosaurfaqs/what-is-neosauropoda›. Web access: 24th Aug 2017.
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