Corythosaurus casuarius Brown 1914 (lambeosaurine)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae

Alternative combinations: Corythosaurus camarius, Corythosaurus casvarius

Synonyms: Corythosaurus bicristatus Parks 1935, Corythosaurus brevicristatus Parks 1935, Corythosaurus excavatus Gilmore 1923, Procheneosaurus cranibrevis Sternberg 1935, Procheneosaurus erectofrons Parks 1931, Tetragonosaurus cranibrevis Sternberg 1935, Tetragonosaurus erectifrons Parks 1931, Tetragonosaurus erectofrons Parks 1931

Full reference: B. Brown. 1914. Corythosaurus casuarius, a new crested dinosaur from the Belly River Cretaceous, with provisional classification of the family Trachodontidae. 33(35):559-564

Belongs to Corythosaurus according to P. Cruzado-Caballero et al. 2013

See also Abel 1924, Anonymous 1963, Bell 2014, Bolotsky et al. 2014, Brink et al. 2014, Brown 1914, Brown 1916, Christiansen and Tschopp 2010, Cruzado-Caballero and Powell 2017, Cuesta et al. 2015, Currie 2005, Dalla Vecchia 2014, Dalla Vecchia et al. 2014, Dodson 1975, Dodson 1983, Drake 1980, Eberth et al. 2001, Evans et al. 2005, Evans et al. 2014, Evans and Reisz 2007, Evans et al. 2009, Gates et al. 2007, Gilmore 1923, Gilmore 1924, Godefroit et al. 2003, Godefroit et al. 1998, Godefroit et al. 2008, Hopson 1975, Horner et al. 2004, Huene 1927, Kuhn 1964, Lambe 1915, Longrich 2008, Lull and Wright 1942, Lund and Gates 2006, McDonald et al. 2010, McDonald et al. 2010, McIntosh 1981, Nagao 1936, Nopcsa and Heidsieck 1933, Ohashi et al. 2015, Parks 1923, Parks 1931, Parks 1935, Parks 1935, Paul 2007, Prieto-Márques et al. 2006, Prieto-Márquez 2010, Prieto-Marquez 2010, Prieto-Márquez 2011, Prieto-Marquez 2013, Prieto-Marquez et al. 2012, Prieto-Marquez and Salinas 2010, Prieto-Márquez and Wagner 2010, Ramírez-Velasco et al. 2012, Russell 1930, Russell 1946, Russell 1964, Russell 1966, Ryan and Evans 2005, Sternberg 1917, Sternberg 1918, Sternberg 1935, Sullivan et al. 2011, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Vickaryous and Ryan 1997, Weishampel and Horner 1990, Weishampel and Weishampel 1983, Wilfarth 1940 and Zheng et al. 2013

Sister taxon: Corythosaurus intermedius

Type specimens:

  • Corythosaurus casuarius: AMNH 5240, a skeleton. Its type locality is RTMP Quarry 24, mouth of Berry Creek, which is in a Campanian channel siltstone/sandstone in the Dinosaur Park Formation of Canada.
  • Corythosaurus bicristatus: ROM 868. Its type locality is RTMP Quarry 40, Steveville (ROM), which is in a Campanian channel sandstone in the Dinosaur Park Formation of Canada.
  • Corythosaurus brevicristatus: ROM 870. Its type locality is RTMP Quarry 27, Steveville (ROM), which is in a Campanian channel sandstone in the Dinosaur Park Formation of Canada.
  • Corythosaurus excavatus: UA 13. Its type locality is Sand Creek (UA), which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in Canada.
  • Tetragonosaurus cranibrevis: NMC 8633. Its type locality is RTMP Quarry 65, Berry Creek, which is in a Campanian channel sandstone in the Dinosaur Park Formation of Canada.
  • Tetragonosaurus erectofrons: ROM 759. Its type locality is 1.5 miles below Sand Creek (75 ft level) [ROM], which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Dinosaur Park Formation of Canada.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur diameter 130.0

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (11: Alberta collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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