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Anatotitan copei

Reptilia - Hadrosauridae

Taxonomy
Anatosaurus copei was named by Lull and Wright (1942). Its type specimen is AMNH 5730, a skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Moreau River (AMNH), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Hell Creek Formation of South Dakota. It is the type species of Anatosaurus, Anatotitan.

It was recombined as Anatotitan copei by Brett-Surman (1990), Lund and Gates (2006), Kirkland et al. (2006), Godefroit et al. (2008) and Manning et al. (2008); it was synonymized subjectively with Edmontosaurus annectens by Horner et al. (2004) and Bolotsky et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Anatosaurus copei Lull and Wright pp. 157-158 figs. 54-55
1964Anatosaurus copei Kuhn p. 14
1964Anatosaurus copei Tatarinov p. 562 fig. 609
1970Anatosaurus copei Swinton p. 221
1976Anatosaurus copei Sloan p. 145
1979Anatosaurus copei Brett-Surman p. 561 fig. 1
1983Anatosaurus copei Weishampel and Weishampel p. 44
1990Anatotitan copei Brett-Surman p. 177
2006Anatotitan copei Kirkland et al. p. 311 fig. 13
2006Anatotitan copei Lund and Gates p. 270
2008Anatotitan copei Godefroit et al. p. 63
2008Anatotitan copei Manning et al. p. 647

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
Ornithopoda()
Iguanodontia()
Dryomorpha
Ankylopollexia
Styracosterna
Hadrosauriformes
Hadrosauroidea()
familyHadrosauridae
subfamilyHadrosaurinaeLambe 1918
genusAnatotitanBrett-Surman 1990
speciescopei()

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