Giraffatitan Paul 1988 (brachiosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Brachiosauridae

Alternative spelling: Brachiosaurus (Giraffatitan)

Full reference: G. S. Paul. 1988. The brachiosaur giants of the Morrison and Tendaguru with a description of a new subgenus, Giraffatitan, and a comparison of the world's largest dinosaurs. Hunteria 2(3):1-14

Parent taxon: Brachiosauridae according to P. D. Mannion et al. 2017

See also Carballido et al. 2015, D'Emic 2012, D'Emic 2013, D'Emic et al. 2016, Ksepka and Norell 2010, Mannion et al. 2013, Marty et al. 2010, Mocho et al. 2014, Olshevsky 1992, Paul 1988, Salisbury et al. 2016 and Taylor 2009

Sister taxa: Abydosaurus, Bellusaurinae, Brachiosaurinae, Brachiosaurus, Camarasaurinae, Cedarosaurus, Euhelopodinae, Europasaurus, Klamelisaurinae, Lusotitan, Ornithopsis eucamerotus, Sonorasaurus, Soriatitan, Venenosaurus, Vouivria

Subtaxa: Giraffatitan brancai

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Tanzania (42 collections)

Total: 42 collections each including a single occurrence

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