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Cetiosauriscus stewarti is a Cetiosaur from Middle Jurassic England. It was 50 feet (15 m) long and weighed 10 tonnes (11 tons)[1], equivalent to the combined weight of an African elephant and Asian elephant.[2] It may actually be a close relative of long-necked Omeisaurus and Mamenchisaurus.

CetiosauriscusGE

Description[]

Like other sauropods, Cetiosauriscus had a small head, strong legs, a stocky body, and a long neck and tail.

Classification[]

Sauropoda Cladogram

Sauropoda cladogram by PaleoNerd1905 on DeviantArt

Although this dinosaur was previously suggested to be a primitive diplodocoid, it is now considered to be a Cetiosaur, related to animals such as Ferganasaurus.[1]

Paleobiology[]

Cetiosauriscus shared its habitat with other animals such as Lexovisaurus. Like other sauropods, Cetiosauriscus is believed to be herbivorous.[1]

Gallery[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs: Second Edition
  2. Dinosaur Facts and Figures: the Theropods
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