Brontosaurus yahnahpin Filla and Redman 1994 (diplodocid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Diplodocidae

Alternative combinations: Apatosaurus yahnahpin, Eobrontosaurus yahnahpin

Full reference: J. Filla and P. Redman. 1994. A new species of sauropod, Apatosaurus yahnahpin. Wyoming Geological Association Field Conference 1994:123-134

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

See also Bakker 1996, Bakker 1998, Filla and Redman 1994, Mateus 2006, Tschopp and Mateus 2013, Tschopp and Mateus 2013 and Wilhite 2005

Sister taxa: Brontosaurus excelsus, Brontosaurus parvus

Type specimen: TATE 001. Its type locality is Bertha Quarry, Como Bluff, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian levee mudstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Jurassic of United States (2: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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