Barosaurus Marsh 1890 (diplodocine)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Diplodocidae

Synonym: Gigantosaurus Fraas 1908

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1890. Description of new dinosaurian reptiles. The American Journal of Science, series 3 39:81-86

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

See also Arldt 1909, Berman and McIntosh 1978, Bonaparte 1986, Bonaparte 1986, Britt and Naylor 1994, Calvo and Salgado 1995, Carroll 1988, Charig 1980, Chure et al. 2006, Coombs and Molnar 1981, Curtice 1995, Dodson 1997, Fraas 1908, Galiano and Albersdörfer 2010, Gallina and Apesteguía 2005, Galton 1977, Harris and Dodson 2004, Haughton 1928, Hay 1902, Huene 1908, Huene 1909, Huene 1927, Huene 1927, Huene 1929, Ibiricu et al. 2012, Janensch 1914, Joleaud 1922, Ksepka and Norell 2010, Lull 1924, Mannion et al. 2012, Marsh 1890, Marsh 1895, Marsh 1896, Marsh 1898, McIntosh 1981, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1997, McIntosh 2005, Melstrom et al. 2016, Miller et al. 1991, Mocho et al. 2014, Nopcsa 1928, Rauhut et al. 2005, Remes 2006, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Royo-Torres et al. 2007, Ruiz-Omeñaca et al. 2008, Russell 1984, Salgado 1993, Salgado 1999, Salgado et al. 2006, Sereno 1997, Steel 1970, Sternfeld 1911, Suteethorn et al. 2010, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Tornier 1913, Tschopp and Mateus 2013, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch et al. 2004, von Zittel 1911, Whitlock 2011, Wilson 2002, Wilson and Sereno 1998, Wilson and Smith 1996, Xing et al. 2015 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Diplodocus, Galeamopus, Kaatedocus, Leinkupal, Supersaurus, Tornieria

Subtaxa: Barosaurus gracilis Barosaurus lentus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (17: Colorado, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming collections), Zimbabwe (1)

Total: 18 collections including 19 occurrences

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