Alamosaurus Gilmore 1922 (saltasaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Titanosauridae

Alternative spelling: Almosaurus

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1922. A new sauropod dinosaur from the Ojo Alamo Formation of New Mexico. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 72(34):1-9

Parent taxon: Saltasauridae according to S. F. Poropat et al. 2016

See also Apesteguía 2005, Bonaparte 1984, Breithaupt 1985, Calvo and González Riga 2003, Calvo et al. 2007, Calvo et al. 2007, Carroll 1988, Casanovas et al. 1987, Coria et al. 2013, Currie 1992, Curry Rogers 2005, D'Emic 2012, Dodson 1997, Filippi et al. 2011, Gilmore 1922, Gilmore 1946, González Riga et al. 2016, González Riga and Ortiz David 2014, González Riga et al. 2009, Huene 1927, Huene 1927, Huene 1927, Huene 1929, Huene 1929, Huene 1941, Jacobs et al. 1996, Jasinski et al. 2011, Ksepka and Norell 2010, Kues et al. 1980, Lucas and Hunt 1989, Lull 1924, Mannion et al. 2013, Maxwell and Cifelli 2000, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1997, Mocho et al. 2014, Molnar 1980, Moser et al. 2006, Novas 1997, Powell 1973, Prasad and Sahni 1999, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Russell 1930, Russell 1984, Ryan 1997, Salgado 1996, Salgado and Calvo 1997, Salgado et al. 1997, Smith et al. 2001, Steel 1970, Stromer 1932, Suteethorn et al. 2010, Tatarinov 1964, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch 1997, Upchurch et al. 2004, Wilson 2002, Wilson and Mohabey 2006, Wilson and Sereno 1998, Wilson and Upchurch 2003, Xing et al. 2015, You et al. 2004 and Zaher et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Jiangshanosaurus, Opisthocoelicaudia, Petrobrasaurus, Saltasaurinae, Trigonosaurus, Zhuchengtitan

Subtaxa: Alamosaurus sanjuanensis

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Type: Alamosaurus sanjuanensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (30: New Mexico, Texas, Utah collections)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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