Tornieria africana Fraas 1908 (diplodocine)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Diplodocidae

Alternative combinations: Barosaurus africanus, Gigantosaurus africanus, Tornieria africanus

Full reference: E. Fraas. 1908. Ostafrikanische Dinosaurier [East African dinosaurs]. Palaeontographica 55(61):105-144

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

See also Chinsamy 1997, Dumont et al. 2011, Fraas 1908, Fraas 1908, Fraas 1908, Fraas 1908, Fraas 1911, Fraas 1912, Furon 1963, Harris 2006, Hennig 1914, Ibiricu et al. 2012, Ingavat and Taquet 1978, Jain et al. 1979, Jain et al. 1962, Janensch 1914, Janensch 1927, Janensch 1929, Knoll et al. 2012, Lull 1915, Maier 2003, Mateus 2006, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 2005, Mezga et al. 2007, Moser et al. 2006, Parkinson 1928, Remes 2006, Remes 2007, Remes 2007, Remes 2009, Royo-Torres et al. 2007, Ruiz-OmeƱaca et al. 2008, Steel 1970, Sternfeld 1911, Stromer 1936, Swinton 1934, Swinton 1970, Taquet 1984, Tschopp and Mateus 2013, Upchurch 1995 and Upchurch et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMNS 12141a, 12145a, 12143, 12140, 12142, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Tendaguru quarry A, which is in a Tithonian channel lag siltstone in the Tendaguru Formation of Tanzania.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Tanzania (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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