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Camarasaurus supremus

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Taxonomy
Camarasaurus supremus was named by Cope (1877). Its type specimen is AMNH 5760, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cope Quarry I, Cope's Nipple, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian dry floodplain mudstone in the Morrison Formation of Colorado.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Camarasaurus supremus Cope p. 2
1877Amphicoelias latus Cope pp. 4-5
1877Camarasaurus supremus Cope p. 7
1877Caulodon diversidens Cope p. 193
1878Amphicoelias latus Cope p. 56
1878Camarasaurus supremus Cope pp. 56-57
1878Amphicoelias latus Cope p. 83
1878Camarasaurus supremus Cope p. 233
1878Caulodon diversidens Cope p. 247
1878Caulodon leptoganus Cope p. 247
1878Camarasaurus supremus Cope p. 476
1878Camerasaurus supremus Williston p. 43
1879Camarasaurus leptodirus Cope
1888Camarasaurus supremus Cope p. 1107
1890Amphicoelias latus Zittel p. 709
1890Camarosaurus supremus Zittel p. 712
1891Camarasaurus supremus Cope p. 43
1898Camarasaurus supremus Cope pp. 68-69 fig. 22
1902Caulodon diversidens Hay p. 484
1902Caulodon leptoganus Hay p. 484
1902Camarasaurus supremus Hay pp. 485-486
1902Amphicoelias latus Hay p. 486
1902Camarasaurus leptodirus Hay p. 486
1903Camarasaurus supremus Riggs p. 305
1910Amphicoelias latus Hay p. 25
1914Camarasaurus supremus Mook p. 19
1915Camarasaurus supremus Williston p. 127
1919Camarasaurus supremus Osborn and Mook p. 383
1925Camarasaurus supremus Gilmore p. 352
1926Camarasaurus supremus Lull p. 458
1927Camarasaurus supremus Huene p. 460
1938Camarasaurus supremus Janensch p. 133
1939Camarasaurus supremus Young p. 291
1948Camarasaurus supremus Young p. 203
1964Camarasaurus supremus Tatarinov p. 547
1970Camarasaurus supremus Steel p. 72
1970Amphicoelias latus Steel p. 80
1970Caulodon diversidens Steel p. 82
1970Caulodon leptoganus Steel p. 82
1970Camarasaurus supremus Swinton p. 173
1978Camarasaurus superbus Ingavat and Taquet pp. SP1-3
1981Camarasaurus supremus McIntosh p. 12
1982Camarasaurus supremus Rigby p. 271
1990Camarasaurus supremus Bakker p. 2
1990Camarasaurus supremus McIntosh p. 64
1994Camarasaurus supremus Molnar and Wiffen p. 691
1995Camarasaurus supremus Upchurch p. 378
1996Camarasaurus supremus Bakker p. 44
1996Camarasaurus supremus McIntosh et al. pp. 91-92
1997Camarasaurus supremus Carpenter p. 91
1998Camarasaurus supremus Wilson and Sereno p. 20
2004Camarasaurus supremus Upchurch et al. p. 266
2005Camarasaurus supremus Apesteguía p. 250
2005Camarasaurus supremus Ikejiri p. 368–369
2005Camarasaurus supremus Ikejiri et al. pp. 154-155
2005Camarasaurus supremus Tidwell et al. p. 184
2006Camarasaurus supremus Carpenter p. 134
2006Camarasaurus supremus Chure et al. p. 236
2006Camarasaurus supremus Mateus p. 231
2006Camarasaurus supremus Moser et al. p. 46
2011Camarasaurus supremus Taylor et al. p. 81 fig. 3
2013Camarasaurus supremus Tschopp and Mateus p. 332

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
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
Macronaria
genusCamarasaurus
speciessupremus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
T. Ikejiri 2005A species of Camarasaurus with a large body, relatively short neural arch in dorsal vertebrae from no. 3 to 8, T-shaped neural spine in caudal vertebrae from no. 1 to 5 or 6.