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Supersaurus vivianae

Reptilia - Diplodocidae

Taxonomy
Supersaurus vivianae was named by Jensen (1985). Its type specimen is BYU 5500, a limb element (scapulocoracoid), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dry Mesa Quarry [BYU], which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian channel sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Colorado.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Supersaurus vivianae Jensen pp. 701-704
1985Ultrasaurus macintoshi Jensen pp. 704-707
1985Dystylosaurus edwini Jensen pp. 707-708 fig. 5
1988Supersaurus vivianae Paul p. 11
1990Dystylosaurus edwini McIntosh pp. 384-385
1990Ultrasaurus macintoshi McIntosh p. 384
1990Supersaurus vivianae McIntosh p. 391
1991Dystylosaurus edwini Miller et al. p. 31
1991Supersaurus vivianae Miller et al. p. 31
1991Ultrasaurus macintoshi Miller et al. p. 31
1991Ultrasauros macintoshi Olshevsky p. 21
1992Ultrasauros macintoshi Olshevsky p. 184
1995Supersaurus vivianae Curtice p. 25A
1996Supersaurus vivianae Curtice et al.
2002Supersaurus vivianae Wilson p. 249
2003Supersaurus vivianae Lovelace et al. p. 73A
2004Supersaurus vivianae Upchurch et al. p. 265
2004Dystylosaurus edwini Upchurch et al. p. 267
2005Supersaurus vivianae Lovelace et al. pp. 84A-85A
2006Supersaurus vivianae Carpenter p. 131
2006Dystylosaurus edwini Chure et al. p. 236
2006Supersaurus vivianae Chure et al. p. 236
2006Supersaurus vivianae Harris p. 1117
2006Supersaurus vivianae Herne and Lucas p. 145
2006Supersaurus vivianae Lee and Lee p. 6
2006Dystylosaurus edwini Mateus p. 231
2006Supersaurus vivianae Mateus p. 231
2006Supersaurus vivianae Royo-Torres et al. figs. Table S3
2012Supersaurus vivianae Ibiricu et al. p. 227
2013Supersaurus vivianae Tschopp and Mateus p. 877
2015Supersaurus vivianae Tschopp et al.

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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
Diplodocinae(Janensch 1929)
genusSupersaurus
speciesvivianae

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