Camarasaurus lentus Marsh 1889 (camarasaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Camarasauridae

Alternative combination: Morosaurus lentus

Synonyms: Camarasaurus annae Ellinger 1950, Uintasaurus douglassi Holland 1919

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1889. Notice of new American Dinosauria. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 38:331-336

Belongs to Camarasaurus according to T. Ikejiri 2005

See also Bedell and Trexler 2005, Bonaparte 1978, Chatterjee and Zheng 2005, Chure et al. 2006, Ellinger 1950, Fraas 1908, Gilmore 1925, Hay 1902, Holland 1919, Holland 1919, Huene 1927, Ikejiri et al. 2005, Janensch 1933, Kay 1951, Knoll et al. 2012, Langston and Durham 1955, Lull 1911, Lull 1919, Marsh 1889, Marsh 1896, Mateus 2006, McIntosh 1981, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh et al. 1996, Saegusa and Ikeda 2014, Saegusa et al. 2010, Sanz et al. 1987, Smith 1997, Steel 1970, Stokes 1949, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Tidwell et al. 2005, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch et al. 2004, Wilfarth 1938, Williston 1898, Wilson and Sereno 1998, Yates 2003 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Camarasaurus grandis, Camarasaurus lewisi, Camarasaurus supremus, Morosaurus marchei, Morosaurus agilis

Type specimens:

  • Camarasaurus lentus: YPM 1910. Its type locality is Quarry 13, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian crevasse splay sandstone/claystone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.
  • Camarasaurus annae: CM 8942. Its type locality is Dinosaur National Monument Quarry (CM), which is in a Tithonian coarse channel fill sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Utah.
  • Uintasaurus douglassi: CM 11069, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Dinosaur National Monument Quarry (CM), which is in a Tithonian coarse channel fill sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Utah.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (4: Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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