Aegyptosaurus baharijensis Stromer 1932 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Alternative combination: Aegyptosaurus aegyptiacus

Full reference: E. Stromer. 1932. Ergebnisse der Forschungsreisen Prof. E. Stromers in den Wüsten Ägyptens. II. Wirbeltierreste der Baharîje-Stufe (unterstes Cenoman). 11. Sauropoda [Results of the expeditions of Professor E. Stromer in the Egyptian deserts. II. Vertebrate animal remains from the Baharîje bed (lowest Cenomanian). 11. Sauropoda]. Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Abteilung, Neue Folge 10:1-21

Belongs to Aegyptosaurus according to P. Upchurch et al. 2004

See also Casanovas et al. 1987, Cavin et al. 2010, Curry Rogers 2005, Furon 1963, Lapparent 1957, Lapparent 1958, McIntosh 1990, Salgado and Calvo 1997, Steel 1970, Stromer 1932 and Wilson 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BSP 1912 VIII 61, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Gebel el Dist (7m), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial sandstone in the Baharîje Formation of Egypt.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Egypt (2 collections), Niger (3)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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