Amphicoelias Cope 1877 (diplodocid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Diplodocidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. On Amphicoelias, a genus of Saurians from the Dakota epoch of Colorado. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17:242-246

Parent taxon: Apatosaurinae according to E. Tschopp and O. Mateus 2017

See also Bakker 1996, Chure et al. 2006, Coombs and Molnar 1981, Cope 1877, Cope 1878, Cope 1891, Cope 1898, Galiano and Albersdörfer 2010, Galiano and Albersdörfer 2010, Hay 1902, Huene 1908, Huene 1908, Huene 1927, Huene 1927, Huene 1929, Mannion et al. 2012, Marsh 1895, Marsh 1896, Marsh 1898, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1997, McIntosh 2005, Nopcsa 1928, Osborn and Mook 1919, Paul 1988, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Salgado 1999, Sauvage 1880, Sauvage 1882, Steel 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Tschopp and Mateus 2013, Tschopp et al. 2015, Upchurch et al. 2004, Whitlock 2011, Williston 1878, Wilson 2002, Wilson and Smith 1996 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Apatosaurus, Atlantosaurus immanis, Brontosaurus

Subtaxa: Amphicoelias altus Amphicoelias brontodiplodocus

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Type: Maraapunisaurus fragillimus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (4: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming collections), Zimbabwe (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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