†family Camarasauridae Cope 1877 (camarasaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Camarasauridae

Alternative spelling: Camarosauridae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. On Amphicoelias, a genus of Saurians from the Dakota epoch of Colorado. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17:242-246

Parent taxon: Camarasauromorpha according to P. Mocho et al. 2014

See also Benton 1990, Bonaparte 1978, Bonaparte 1980, Bonaparte 1986, Bonaparte 1999, Borsuk-Bialynicka 1977, Buscalioni and Sanz 1987, Carroll 1988, Chure et al. 2006, Cope 1883, Dong 1998, Dong et al. 1983, Galton 1977, Hay 1902, Huene 1948, Hunt et al. 1995, Jaekel 1911, Jensen 1988, Kues et al. 1980, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1966, Lapparent 1947, Lull 1924, Mannion et al. 2019, McIntosh 1981, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1997, McIntosh et al. 1996, Molnar 1992, Moser et al. 2006, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Russell 1984, Salgado et al. 1997, Sánchez-Hernández et al. 2007, Santafé et al. 1982, Steel 1970, Swinton 1970, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch 1995, Upchurch et al. 2004 and Zhang and Chen 1996

Sister taxa: Europasaurus, Tehuelchesaurus

Subtaxa: Camarasaurus Dashanpusaurus Helopodinae Lourinhasaurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (1 collection), Croatia (1), France (1), Germany (1), India (1), Portugal (1), South Korea (1), Spain (4)

• Jurassic of China (1), France (2), Germany (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Portugal (10), United States (105: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (1), Zimbabwe (2)

Total: 134 collections including 148 occurrences

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