Diplodocus carnegii Hatcher 1901 (diplodocine)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Diplodocidae

Alternative combination: Diplodocus carnegiei

Full reference: J. B. Hatcher. 1901. Diplodocus Marsh; its osteology, taxonomy, and probate habits, with a restoration of the skeleton. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum 1:1-63

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

See also Anonymous 1921, Anonymous 1933, Anonymous 1938, Anonymous 1949, Apesteguía 2005, Avinoff 1934, Bakker 1996, Bedell and Trexler 2005, Berman 1971, Bonaparte 1978, Bonaparte 1999, Carpenter 2006, Chure et al. 2006, Currie and Padian 1997, Curtice 1995, Drevermann 1911, Fraas 1908, Galiano and Albersdörfer 2010, Galiano and Albersdörfer 2010, Gallina and Apesteguía 2005, Gilmore 1932, Gilmore 1936, Harris 2006, Hatcher 1901, Herne and Lucas 2006, Holland 1905, Holland 1911, Holland 1915, Holland 1916, Holland 1929, Holland 1930, Huene 1914, Huene 1927, Ingavat and Taquet 1978, Joleaud 1924, Kay 1951, Lucas et al. 2006, Lull 1919, Mateus 2006, McIntosh 1981, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1997, McIntosh 2005, Mcintosh et al. 1992, Miller 1972, Monbaron 1983, Moser et al. 2006, Osborn 1905, Parkinson 1928, Ruiz-Omeñaca et al. 2008, Steel 1970, Stromer 1936, Swinton 1934, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Taylor et al. 2011, Tschopp and Mateus 2013, Tschopp and Mateus 2013, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch et al. 2004 and Wilfarth 1938

Sister taxa: Diplodocus hallorum, Diplodocus longus

Type specimen: CM 84. Its type locality is Carnegie Quarry D(3), Sheep Creek, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian lacustrine horizon in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur circumference 510.0, fibula circumference 240.0, tibia circumference 358.0

Estimated body mass: 17.1 tons based on femur circumference

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (3: New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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