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Apatosaurus louisae

Reptilia - Diplodocidae

Taxonomy
Apatosaurus louisae was named by Holland (1915). Its type specimen is CM 3018, a skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dinosaur National Monument Quarry (CM), which is in a Tithonian coarse channel fill sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Utah.

It was recombined as Atlantosaurus louisae by Steel (1970).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Apatosaurus laticollis Marsh
1880Apatosaurus laticollis Sauvage p. 523
1890Apatosaurus laticollis Zittel p. 706
1896Apatosaurus laticollis Marsh figs. Pl. 18
1901Apatosaurus laticollis Riggs p. 549
1902Apatosaurus laticollis Hay p. 485
1915Apatosaurus louisae Holland p. 144
1916Apatosaurus louisae Holland p. 40
1921Apatosaurus louisae Anonymous p. 46
1931Apatosaurus louisae Holland p. 38
1931Apatosaurus laticollis Johnson p. 358
1934Apatosaurus louisae Avinoff p. 42
1936Apatosaurus louisae Gilmore p. 81
1937Apatosaurus louisae Janensch p. 283
1938Apatosaurus louisae Wilfarth p. 274
1940Apatosaurus louisae Strevell p. 8
1947Apatosaurus louisae Swinton p. 121
1948Apatosaurus louisae Young p. 202
1949Apatosaurus louisae Anonymous p. 255
1949Apatosaurus louisae Stokes p. 9
1951Apatosaurus louisae Kay p. 54
1964Apatosaurus loisae Tatarinov p. 548 fig. 589
1969Apatosaurus louisae Van Valen p. 624
1970Atlantosaurus laticollis Steel p. 79
1970Atlantosaurus louisae Steel p. 79
1975Apatosaurus louisae Mcintosh and Berman p. 197
1979Apatosaurus louisae Jain et al. p. 206
1981Apatosaurus louisae McIntosh p. 25
1990Apatosaurus louisae McIntosh pp. 62-63
1994Apatosaurus louisae Molnar and Wiffen p. 691
1995Apatosaurus louisae Calvo and Salgado p. 30 fig. 18
1995Apatosaurus louisae McIntosh p. 122
1996Apatosaurus louisae Bakker p. 44
1999Apatosaurus louisae Bonaparte p. 144
2004Apatosaurus louisae Upchurch et al. p. 264
2004Apatosaurus louisae Upchurch et al.
2005Apatosaurus louisae Apesteguía p. 250
2005Apatosaurus louisae Gallina and Apesteguía p. 158
2005Apatosaurus louisae Wilhite p. 297
2006Apatosaurus louisae Chure et al. p. 236
2006Apatosaurus louisae Harris p. 1104
2006Apatosaurus louisae Herne and Lucas p. 141
2006Apatosaurus louisae Mateus p. 231
2006Apatosaurus louisae Salgado et al. p. 71 fig. 1
2007Apatosaurus louisae Apesteguía p. 542
2007Apatosaurus louisae Remes p. 663 fig. 7
2009Apatosaurus louisae Mannion p. 523
2012Apatosaurus louisae Salgado et al. p. 609
2013Apatosaurus louisae Poropat p. 112
2013Apatosaurus louisae Tschopp and Mateus p. 332
2015Apatosaurus louisae Tschopp et al.
2016Apatosaurus louisae Foster et al. p. 59

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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
RankNameAuthor
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
Eusauropoda
Neosauropoda
Diplodocoidea()
familyDiplodocidae
Apatosaurinae()
genusApatosaurus
specieslouisae

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