Rapetosaurus krausei Curry Rogers and Forster 2001 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Alternative combination: Rapetosaurus krausi

Full reference: K. A. Curry Rogers and C. A. Forster. 2001. The last of the dinosaur titans: a new sauropod from Madagascar. Nature 412:530-534

Belongs to Rapetosaurus according to J. A. Wilson et al. 2009

See also Alifanov and Bolotsky 2010, Allain and Aquesbi 2008, Apesteguía 2005, Averianov and Sues 2017, Castro et al. 2007, Curry Rogers 2005, Curry Rogers and Forster 2001, Díez Díaz et al. 2021, Díez Díaz et al. 2011, Díez Díaz et al. 2012, Filippi and Garrido 2008, Gallina and Apesteguía 2015, García and Cerda 2010, García et al. 2010, García et al. 2015, González Riga 2011, González Riga et al. 2009, Gorscak et al. 2017, Grellet-Tinner et al. 2011, Kellner et al. 2006, Lee 2016, Marinho and Iori 2011, Melstrom et al. 2016, Mocho et al. 2014, Navarro et al. 2022, Páramo et al. 2020, Poropat et al. 2023, Ren et al. 2021, Rigby et al. 2021, Salgado and Coria 2005, Salgado and Coria 2009, Taylor et al. 2011, Upchurch et al. 2004, Vila et al. 2012, Wilson 2002 and Wilson et al. 2019

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: University of Antananarivo 8698. Its type locality is MAD96-02 (SUNY), which is in a Maastrichtian channel sandstone in the Maevarano Formation of Madagascar.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Cretaceous of Madagascar (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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