†unranked clade Apatosaurinae Janensch 1929 (diplodocid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Diplodocidae

Full reference: W. Janensch. 1929. Material und Formegehalt der Sauropoden in der Ausbeute der Tendaguru-Expedition, 1909-1912 [Material and figured content of sauropods in the yield of the Tendaguru Expedition, 1909-1912]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 2(1):3-34

Parent taxon: Diplodocidae according to E. Tschopp et al. 2015

See also Romer 1956, Steel 1970 and Taylor and Naish 2005

Sister taxa: Dicraeosaurinae, Diplodocinae

Subtaxa: Amphicoelias Apatosaurus Atlantosaurus immanis Brontosaurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (70: Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming collections), Zimbabwe (1)

Total: 71 collections including 77 occurrences

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