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Magyarosaurus dacus

Reptilia - Titanosauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Titanosaurus dacus Nopcsa p. 14 figs. Pl. 3:4-5
1917Titanosaurus dacus Kadic p. 618
1923Titanosaurus dacus Nopcsa p. 107
1927Titanosaurus dacus Huene p. 267
1929Titanosaurus dacus Huene p. 91
1932Magyarosaurus dacus Huene
1932Magyarosaurus hungaricus Huene
1932Magyarosaurus transsylvanicus Huene p. 266
1932Magyarosaurus hungaricus Huene p. 269
1932Titanosaurus dacus Stromer p. 6
1941Magyarosaurus dacus Huene p. 90
1941Magyarosaurus hungaricus Huene p. 90
1941Magyarosaurus transsylvanicus Huene p. 90
1947Magyarosaurus dacus Lapparent p. 28
1947Magyarosaurus hungaricus Lapparent p. 28
1947Magyarosaurus transsylvanicus Lapparent p. 28
1960Titanosaurus dacus Jeletzky p. 34
1970Titanosaurus dacus Steel p. 77
1970Titanosaurus hungaricus Steel p. 77
1970Titanosaurus transsylvanicus Steel p. 77
1971Titanosaurus dacus Dinca et al. p. 89
1982Titanosaurus dacus Jurcsák p. 182
1984Titanosaurus dacus Grigorescu p. 111
1990Magyarosaurus hungaricus McIntosh p. 351
1990Magyarosaurus transsylvanicus McIntosh p. 351
1991Magyarosaurus dacus Weishampel et al. p. 210
1992Titanosaurus dacus Grigorescu p. 156
1995Magyarosaurus dacus Casanovas-Cladellas et al. p. 279
1997Magyarosaurus dacus Le Loeuff p. 454
1998Magyarosaurus dacus Jianu and Weishampel p. 36
2000Magyarosaurus dacus Maxwell and Cifelli p. 23
2002Magyarosaurus dacus Vremir and Codrea p. 98
2002Magyarosaurus dacus Wilson p. 249
2003Magyarosaurus dacus Grigorescu p. 100
2004Magyarosaurus dacus Grigorescu p. 109
2004Magyarosaurus dacus Upchurch et al. p. 269
2005Magyarosaurus dacus Bojar et al. p. 208
2005Magyarosaurus dacus Curry Rogers p. 66
2006Magyarosaurus dacus Dalla Vecchia p. 13
2006Magyarosaurus dacus Royo-Torres et al. figs. Table S2
2006Magyarosaurus dacus Santucci and Bertini p. 356
2007Magyarosaurus dacus Csiki et al. p. 17
2007Magyarosaurus dacus Malkani
2007Magyarosaurus hungaricus Malkani
2007Magyarosaurus transylvanicus Malkani
2007Magyarosaurus dacus Molnar and Wiffen p. 509
2007Magyarosaurus dacus Pereda Suberbiola and Galton p. 91
2008Magyarosaurus dacus Malkani p. 56
2008Magyarosaurus dacus Vila et al. p. 127
2010Magyarosaurus dacus Csiki et al. p. 298
2010Magyarosaurus dacus Garcia et al. p. 269
2011Magyarosaurus dacus Company p. 73
2011Magyarosaurus dacus Díez Díaz et al. p. 522
2011Magyarosaurus dacus Saegusa and Tomida p. 257
2012Magyarosaurus dacus Díez Díaz et al. p. 635
2012Magyarosaurus dacus Díez Díaz et al. p. 271
2012Magyarosaurus dacus Grellet-Tinner et al. p. 1
2012Magyarosaurus dacus Vila et al. p. 29

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
RankNameAuthor
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
Eusauropoda
Neosauropoda
Macronaria
Titanosauriformes
Somphospondyli
Titanosauria
familyTitanosauridae
EutitanosauriaSanz et al. 1999
Lithostrotia
genusMagyarosaurus
speciesdacus()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Body mass estimates
estimateequationreference
 981.5 kg Sauropoda femur circumferenceAnderson et al. 1985
 558.1 kg Sauropoda humerus circumferenceAnderson et al. 1985
mean: 740.1 kg
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
femur circumference4185.6176.0195.0186.09.64
fibula circumference2100.5100.0101.0100.50.707
humerus circumference9162.4115.0365.0150.076.5
tibia circumference5148.5105.0260.0134.064.7
ulna circumference2110.395.0128.0111.523.3

Composition: hydroxyapatiteinfrao
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100infrao
Adult width: 10 to < 100infrao
Adult height: 10 to < 100infrao
Thickness: thickinfrao
Architecture: compact or denseinfrao
Form: sphericalinfrao
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partsinfrao
Grouping: gregariousinfrao
Environment: terrestrialinfrao
Locomotion: actively mobileinfrao
Life habit: ground dwellinginfrao
Diet: herbivoreinfrao
Reproduction: oviparousinfrao
Dispersal: direct/internalinfrao
Dispersal 2: mobileinfrao
Created: 2005-08-25 06:15:10
Modified: 2005-08-25 08:15:10
Source: g = genus, infrao = infraorder
References: Kiessling 2004, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: Late/Upper Maastrichtian or 70.60000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Romania (Judetul Covurlui) Titanosaurus dacus, Magyarosaurus dacus, Magyarosaurus hungaricus, Magyarosaurus transsylvanicus (type locality: 59410)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Romania (Alba) Magyarosaurus dacus (80858)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Romania (Hunedoara) Magyarosaurus dacus (67817) Titanosauridae indet. (67811)