Camarasaurus grandis Marsh 1877

Reptilia - Saurischia - Camarasauridae

Alternative combinations: Apatosaurus grandis, Camarosaurus grandis, Morosaurus grandis

Synonyms: Astrodon montanus Marsh 1896, Camarasaurus impar Marsh 1878, Camarasaurus robustus Marsh 1878, Morosaurus impar Marsh 1878, Morosaurus robustus Marsh 1878, Pleurocoelus montanus Marsh 1896

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1877. Notice of new dinosaurian reptiles from the Jurassic formation. American Journal of Science and Arts 14:514-516

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

See also Apesteguía 2005, Apesteguía 2007, Calvo et al. 2007, Carpenter and McIntosh 1994, Chenoweth 1991, Chure et al. 2006, Foster 2005, Fraas 1908, Gadow 1901, Gallina and Apesteguía 2005, Gaudry 1896, Gilmore 1925, González Riga et al. 2009, Hay 1902, Huene 1927, Ikejiri 2005, Ikejiri et al. 2005, Ingavat and Taquet 1978, Jain et al. 1979, Johnson 1931, Joleaud 1924, Kehrer 1895, King 1878, Kingham 1962, Knight 1900, Lull 1911, Lull 1919, Marsh 1877, Marsh 1878, Marsh 1878, Marsh 1880, Marsh 1896, Mateus 2006, McIntosh 1981, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 2005, Mcintosh et al. 1992, McIntosh et al. 1996, McWhinney et al. 2001, Moser et al. 2006, Pompeckj 1920, Quenstedt 1882, Rich et al. 1983, Sanz et al. 1987, Sauvage 1880, Steel 1970, Swinton 1970, Tidwell et al. 1999, Tidwell et al. 2005, Upchurch et al. 2004, Versluys 1910, von Zittel 1911, Williston 1898, Wilson and Sereno 1998, Zhang et al. 2009 and Zittel 1890

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

Type specimens:

  • Camarasaurus grandis: YPM 1905. Its type locality is Quarry 1, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian wet floodplain claystone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.
  • Morosaurus impar: YPM 1905. Its type locality is Quarry 1, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian wet floodplain claystone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.
  • Morosaurus robustus: YPM 1902. Its type locality is Quarry 1, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian wet floodplain claystone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.
  • Pleurocoelus montanus: YPM 1908. Its type locality is Quarry 1, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian wet floodplain claystone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (10: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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