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Antarctosaurus

Reptilia - Titanosauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Antarctosaurus Huene p. 126
1929Antarctosaurus Huene p. 86
1932Antarctosaurus Stromer p. 7
1933Antarctosaurus Huene p. 70
1937Antarctosaurus Young p. 22
1938Antarctosaurus Riabinin p. 126
1938Antarctosaurus jaxarticus Riabinin p. 126
1941Antarctosaurus Huene p. 90
1946Antarctosaurus Gilmore p. 30
1956Antarctosaurus Romer p. 622
1958Antarctosaurus Huene p. 206
1964Antarctosaurus Tatarinov p. 545
1966Antarctosaurus Romer p. 370
1967Antarctosaurus Bonaparte and Bossi p. 38
1970Antarctosaurus Steel p. 75
1971Antarctosaurus Arid and Vizotto p. 298
1971Antarctosaurus brasiliensis Arid and Vizotto p. 298 figs. 1-7
1972Antarctosaurus Mones p. 30
1977Antarctosaurus Bonaparte et al. p. 14
1977Antarctosaurus brasiliensis Leonardi and Duszczak p. 401
1978Antarctosaurus Bonaparte p. 560
1978Antarctosaurus brasiliensis Bonaparte p. 561
1979Antarctosaurus brasiliensis Bonaparte p. 232
1980Antarctosaurus Bonaparte and Powell p. 26
1980Antarctosaurus brasiliensis Bonaparte and Powell p. 27
1980Antarctosaurus Molnar p. 137
1981Antarctosaurus Coombs, Jr. and Molnar p. 356
1981Antarctosaurus brasiliensis Coombs, Jr. and Molnar p. 357
1984Antarctosaurus Bonaparte p. 140
1987Antarctosaurus Casanovas et al. p. 98
1988Antarctosaurus Carroll
1990Antarctosaurus McIntosh p. 57
1990Antarctosaurus brasiliensis McIntosh p. 352
1990Antarctosaurus McIntosh p. 397
1992Antarctosaurus Powell p. 200
1993Antarctosaurus brasiliensis Bertini et al. p. 89
1995Antarctosaurus Hunt et al. p. 265
1996Antarctosaurus Bonaparte pp. 107-108 fig. 41
1996Antarctosaurus Chatterjee and Rudra p. 514
1996Antarctosaurus Jacobs et al. p. 602
1996Antarctosaurus brasiliensis Kellner p. 619
1996Antarctosaurus Kellner p. 622
1997Antarctosaurus McIntosh p. 658
1997Antarctosaurus Ryan p. 443
1997Antarctosaurus jaxarticus Ryan p. 443
1997Antarctosaurus Salgado and Calvo pp. 36-37
2001Antarctosaurus Mohabey pp. 482-483
2003Antarctosaurus brasiliensis Marinho et al. p. 322
2003Antarctosaurus Powell p. 45
2004Antarctosaurus Upchurch et al. p. 269
2005Antarctosaurus Curry Rogers pp. 69-71 figs. 2.11-2.13
2005Antarctosaurus Gallina and Apesteguía p. 160
2005Antarctosaurus Novas et al. p. 229
2005Antarctosaurus Salgado and Coria p. 440
2013Antarctosaurus Otero and Reguero p. 10

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
RankNameAuthor
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
Eusauropoda
Neosauropoda
Macronaria
Titanosauriformes
Somphospondyli
Titanosauria
familyTitanosauridae
EutitanosauriaSanz et al. 1999
Lithostrotia
genusAntarctosaurus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Body mass estimates
estimateequationreference
 61.1 tons Sauropoda femur circumferenceAnderson et al. 1985
Measurements
partNmean
femur circumference1800.0

Composition: hydroxyapatiteinfrao
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100infrao
Adult width: 10 to < 100infrao
Adult height: 10 to < 100infrao
Maximum body mass: 100000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 30000 kgg
Thickness: thickinfrao
Architecture: compact or denseinfrao
Form: sphericalinfrao
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partsinfrao
Grouping: gregariousinfrao
Environment: terrestrialinfrao
Locomotion: actively mobileinfrao
Life habit: ground dwellinginfrao
Diet: herbivoreinfrao
Reproduction: oviparousinfrao
Dispersal: direct/internalinfrao
Dispersal 2: mobileinfrao
Created: 2005-08-25 06:12:22
Modified: 2005-08-25 08:12:22
Source: g = genus, infrao = infraorder
References: Kiessling 2004, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Coniacian to the top of the Middle Campanian or 89.30000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Coniacian - Santonian89.8 - 83.6Tajikistan (Asht) Titanosauridae indet. (53132)
Late/Upper Coniacian - Early/Lower Santonian89.3 - 83.5Argentina (Neuquén) A. giganteus (51572)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0Uruguay (Soriano) A. wichmannianus (59147)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6Argentina (Río Negro) A. wichmannianus (51580)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Brazil (São Paulo) A. brasiliensis (51627)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0India (Madhya Pradesh) A. sp. (63895)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0India (Maharashtra) A. sp. (26370 57002)