Kaatedocus siberi Tschopp and Mateus 2013 (diplodocine)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Diplodocidae

Full reference: E. Tschopp and O. Mateus. 2013. The skull and neck of a new flagellicaudatan sauropod from the Morrison Formation and its implication for the evolution and ontogeny of diplodocid dinosaurs. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 11(7):853-888

Belongs to Kaatedocus according to E. Tschopp et al. 2015

See also Melstrom et al. 2016 and Tschopp and Mateus 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMA 0004, a partial skeleton (partial skull (right premaxilla, both maxillae, left lacrimal, both frontals, both postorbitals, both quadratojugals, both quadrates, both squamosals, both pari). Its type locality is Howe Quarry 2, which is in a Kimmeridgian fluvial sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Howe Quarry 2

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