Camptosaurus dispar Marsh 1879 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

Alternative combinations: Camptonotus dispar, Comptonotus dispar

Synonyms: Brachyrophus altarkansanus Cope 1878, Camptosaurus browni Gilmore 1909, Camptosaurus medius Marsh 1894, Camptosaurus nanus Marsh 1894, Symphyrophus musculosus Cope 1878

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1879. Notice of new Jurassic reptiles. American Journal of Science and Arts 18:501-505

Belongs to Camptosaurus according to W. Zheng et al. 2013

See also Avinoff 1940, Bartholomai and Molnar 1981, Boulenger 1881, Brill and Carpenter 2007, Butler et al. 2008, Carpenter and Wilson 2008, Casanovas et al. 1999, Chure et al. 2006, Chure et al. 1994, Cope 1878, Cope 1878, Diedrich 2011, Dieudonné et al. 2016, Frances and Sanz 1989, Galton 1980, Galton 1982, Galton 2007, Galton and Powell 1980, Gegenbaur 1898, Gierlinski et al. 2009, Gilmore 1909, Gilmore 1925, Godefroit et al. 1998, Hay 1902, Jurcsak and Popa 1979, Kay 1951, Knight 1900, Kuhn 1964, Lockley and Wright 2001, Lull 1924, Madsen and Stokes 1978, Madzia et al. 2018, Mansel-Pleydell 1902, Marsh 1879, Marsh 1885, Marsh 1894, Marsh 1896, Mateus 2006, McDonald 2011, McDonald et al. 2010, McDonald et al. 2010, McDonald et al. 2014, McDonald et al. 2010, McIntosh 1981, Nopcsa 1902, Norman 2004, Norman and Weishampel 1990, Osborn and Mook 1919, Pereda Suberbiola et al. 2006, Ruiz-Omeñaca et al. 2007, Ruiz-Omeñaca et al. 2008, Ruiz-Omeñaca et al. 2010, Sauvage 1880, Smith 1997, Steel 1970, Stokes 1949, Tatarinov 1964, Walcott 1900, Wang et al. 2011, Weishampel and Bjork 1989, Weishampel et al. 1991, Weishampel and Heinrich 1992, Weishampel and Weishampel 1983, Young 1944, Young 1948 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Camptosaurus dispar: YPM 1877, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Quarry 13, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian crevasse splay sandstone/claystone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.
  • Brachyrophus altarkansanus:
  • Camptosaurus browni: USNM 4282. Its type locality is Quarry 13, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian crevasse splay sandstone/claystone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.
  • Camptosaurus medius: YPM 1885, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Quarry 13, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian crevasse splay sandstone/claystone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.
  • Camptosaurus nanus: U.S.N.M. Cat. No. 2210, a partial skeleton (postcranial skeleton including right fore limb and both hind limbs). Its type locality is Quarry 13, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian crevasse splay sandstone/claystone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.
  • Symphyrophus musculosus: Its type locality is Cope Quarry IV, Cope's Nipple, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian dry floodplain horizon in the Morrison Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

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

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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