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Rapetosaurus

Reptilia - Titanosauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Rapetosaurus Curry Rogers and Forster
2002Rapetosaurus Wilson p. 240 fig. 13
2004Rapetosaurus Curry Rogers and Forster p. 122
2004Rapetosaurus Upchurch et al. p. 270
2004Rapetosaurus You et al. p. 910 fig. 6
2005Rapetosaurus Curry Rogers pp. 69-71 figs. 2.11-2.13
2005Rapetosaurus Wilson p. 311
2007Rapetosaurus Calvo et al. p. 497 fig. 14
2007Rapetosaurus Calvo et al. p. 533 fig. 3
2009Rapetosaurus González Riga et al. p. 144 fig. 11
2010Rapetosaurus Ksepka and Norell
2010Rapetosaurus Suteethorn et al.
2011Rapetosaurus Filippi et al.
2011Rapetosaurus Grellet-Tinner et al. p. 625
2011Rapetosaurus Zaher et al. p. 8 fig. 7
2013Rapetosaurus Coria et al.
2013Rapetosaurus Mannion et al.
2014Rapetosaurus González Riga and Ortiz David
2015Rapetosaurus Xing et al.
2016Rapetosaurus González Riga 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
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
genusRapetosaurus

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteinfrao
Entire body: yesinfrao
Adult length: 10 to < 100infrao
Adult width: 10 to < 100infrao
Adult height: 10 to < 100infrao
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: 2004-12-14 12:49:10
Modified: 2004-12-14 14:49:10
Source: infrao = infraorder
References: Kiessling 2004, Marsh 1875

Age range: Maastrichtian or 72.10000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Madagascar (Mahajanga) R. krausei (25074 39074)