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Elaphrosaurus

Reptilia -

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Elaphrosaurus Janensch p. 225
1923Elaphrosaurus Huene p. 456 fig. 3
1925Elaphrosaurus Janensch p. 7
1928Elaphrosaurus Nopcsa p. 183
1934Elaphrosaurus Stromer p. 80
1956Elaphrosaurus Romer p. 612
1957Elaphrosaurus iguidiensis Lapparent p. 109
1960Elaphrosaurus Lapparent p. 30
1960Elaphrosaurus iguidiensis Lapparent p. 30 figs. Pl. 4, 5, 11
1962Elaphrosaurus iguidiensis Avnimelech p. 235
1964Elaphrosaurus Tatarinov p. 533
1966Elaphrosaurus Romer p. 369
1970Elaphrosaurus Steel p. 16
1970Elaphrosaurus iguidiensis Steel p. 16
1970Elaphrosaurus Swinton p. 128
1970Elaphrosaurus iguidiensis Swinton p. 130
1977Elaphrosaurus Galton p. 230
1977Elaphrosaurus Raath p. 208
1980Elaphrosaurus Molnar p. 137
1982Elaphrosaurus Galton p. 273
1982Elaphrosaurus iguidiensis Santafé et al. p. 83
1984Elaphrosaurus Russell p. 22
1984Elaphrosaurus Welles p. 177
1986Elaphrosaurus Gauthier p. 10
1988Elaphrosaurus Carroll
1988Elaphrosaurus Paul p. 265
1990Elaphrosaurus Smith and Galton p. 264
1992Elaphrosaurus Novas p. 141
1994Elaphrosaurus Holtz, Jr.
1995Elaphrosaurus Holtz, Jr. p. 35A
1997Elaphrosaurus Rowe et al. p. 109
1997Elaphrosaurus Sereno p. 455
1998Elaphrosaurus Holtz, Jr. p. 39
1998Elaphrosaurus Sampson et al. p. 1050 fig. 3
1998Elaphrosaurus Sereno p. 73 fig. 8
1999Elaphrosaurus Sereno p. 2138 fig. 2
2000Elaphrosaurus Holtz, Jr. p. 16 fig. 5
2002Elaphrosaurus Carrano et al.
2003Elaphrosaurus Rauhut p. 142
2004Elaphrosaurus Carrano and Sampson p. 552
2004Elaphrosaurus Sereno et al. p. 1329 fig. 4
2004Elaphrosaurus Tykoski and Rowe p. 48
2006Elaphrosaurus Chure et al. p. 236
2008Elaphrosaurus Carrano and Sampson pp. 199-200 fig. 4
2010Elaphrosaurus Ezcurra et al. p. 14 fig. 8
2012Elaphrosaurus Carrano et al. p. 248 fig. 7
2013Elaphrosaurus Tortosa et al.
2015Elaphrosaurus Gianechini 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
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
suborderCeratosauria()
genusElaphrosaurus

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
partNmean
femur circumference1165.0
tibia circumference1132.0

Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Maximum body mass: 300 kgg
Minimum body mass: 100 kgg
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoreo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2005-08-24 13:18:15
Modified: 2005-08-24 15:18:15
Source: g = genus, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Kimmeridgian to the top of the Cenomanian or 155.70000 to 93.90000 Ma

Collections (17 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1USA (Wyoming) E. sp. (58510)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Tanzania (Lindi) E. bambergi (47146 47153)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Tanzania (Lindi) E. bambergi (48386)
Early/Lower Berriasian - Late/Upper Valanginian145.0 - 136.4Niger (Agadez) E. iguidiensis (25202) E. sp. (25193)
Early/Lower Berriasian - Late/Upper Barremian145.0 - 125.45Niger (Agadez) E. iguidiensis (25226)
Early/Lower Berriasian - Late/Upper Albian145.0 - 99.6Algeria (Illizi) E. iguidiensis (25137)
Early/Lower Berriasian - Early/Lower Cenomanian145.0 - 93.5Libya (Yafran) E. iguidiensis (25198)
Early/Lower Barremian - Early/Lower Cenomanian130.0 - 93.5Niger (Agadez) E. iguidiensis (141305)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Niger (Agadez) E. iguidiensis (25194)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Tunisia (Tataouine) E. iguidiensis (25363)
Early/Lower Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian112.03 - 93.5Tunisia (Tataouine) Megalosaurus sp. (25145)
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5Niger (Agadez) E. iguidiensis (25221)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Morocco (Er Rachidia) E. sp. (164948)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Egypt (Al Jizah) E. bambergi (51746)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Egypt (Matruh) E. bambergi (51743)