Supersaurus lourinhanensis Bonaparte and Mateus 1999 (diplodocine)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Diplodocidae

Alternative combination: Dinheirosaurus lourinhanensis

Full reference: J. F. Bonaparte and O. Mateus. 1999. A new diplodocid, Dinheirosaurus lourinhanensis gen. et sp. nov., from the Late Jurassic beds of Portugal. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" e Instituto Nacional de Investigación de las Ciencias Naturales, Paleontología 5(2):13-29

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

See also Bonaparte and Mateus 1999, Cerda 2008, Escaso et al. 2007, Harris 2006, Ibiricu et al. 2012, Mannion et al. 2012, Mateus 2006, Mateus and Milàn 2010, Royo-Torres et al. 2006, Royo-Torres et al. 2007, Ruiz-Omeñaca et al. 2008, Tschopp and Mateus 2013, Upchurch et al. 2004, Wilson 2002 and Wings 2015

Sister taxon: Supersaurus vivianae

Type specimen: ML 414, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Praia de Porto Dinheiro cliff, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian estuary/bay sandstone/mudstone in the Lourinhã Formation of Portugal.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Praia de Porto Dinheiro cliff

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