Maraapunisaurus Carpenter 2018 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Rebbachisauridae

Full reference: K. Carpenter. 2018. Maraapunisaurus fragillimus, N.G. (Formerly Amphicoelias fragillimus), A Basal Rebbachisaurid From the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of Colorado. Geology of the Intermountain West 5:227-244

Parent taxon: Rebbachisauridae according to K. Carpenter 2018

Sister taxa: Amazonsaurus, Comahuesaurus, Histriasaurus, Katepensaurus, Khebbashia, Lavocatisaurus, Rayososaurus, Rebbachisaurus tamesnensis, Xenoposeidon, Zapalasaurus

Subtaxa: Maraapunisaurus fragillimus

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Type: Amphicoelias fragillimus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Cope Quarry III, Cope's Nipple (Jurassic of Colorado)

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