Amphicoelias altus 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

Belongs to Amphicoelias according to E. Tschopp et al. 2015

See also Carpenter 1997, Carpenter 2006, Chure et al. 2006, Cope 1877, Cope 1878, Cope 1878, Cope 1878, Cope 1878, Cope 1879, Cope 1891, Cope 1898, Galiano and Albersdörfer 2010, Galiano and Albersdörfer 2010, Harris 2006, Hay 1902, Mateus 2006, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 2005, Osborn and Mook 1919, Paul 1988, Steel 1970, Tschopp and Mateus 2013, Upchurch et al. 2004, Wilson 2002 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxon: Amphicoelias brontodiplodocus

Type specimen: AMNH 5764, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Cope Quarry XII, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian terrestrial sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (2: Colorado collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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