Atlasaurus imelakei Monbaron et al. 1999 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: M. Monbaron, D. A. Russell, and P. Taquet. 1999. Atlasaurus imelakei n.g., n.sp., a brachiosaurid-like sauropod from the Middle Jurassic of Morocco. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Sciences de la Terre et des Planètes 329:519-526

Belongs to Atlasaurus according to P. Mocho et al. 2014

See also D'Emic 2012, Knoll et al. 2012, Marty et al. 2010, Monbaron et al. 1999, Upchurch et al. 2004 and Wilson 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Musée des sciences de la Terre de Rabat (no number), a skeleton. Its type locality is Wawmda, Tilougguit Basin, which is in a Bathonian wet floodplain sandstone/siltstone in the Guettioua Formation of Morocco.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur circumference 690.0, humerus circumference 565.0

Estimated body mass: 24.1 tons based on femur circumference and humerus circumference

Distribution: found only at Wawmda, Tilougguit Basin

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