Lophorhothon atopus Langston 1960 (hadrosaurine)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae

Full reference: W. Langston. 1960. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part VI. The dinosaurs. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(6):315-361

Belongs to Lophorhothon according to W. Zheng et al. 2013

See also Baird and Horner 1979, Cruzado-Caballero and Powell 2017, Gates et al. 2011, Godefroit et al. 2004, Godefroit et al. 2012, Godefroit et al. 2008, Horner et al. 2004, Ikejiri et al. 2013, Kiernan and Schwimmer 2004, Kuhn 1964, Langston 1960, Lund and Gates 2006, McDonald et al. 2010, Ohashi et al. 2015, Prieto-Márquez 2010, Prieto-Márquez 2011, Prieto-Márquez 2011, Prieto-Márquez 2012, Prieto-Márquez et al. 2016, Prieto-Marquez and Salinas 2010, Prieto-Márquez and Wagner 2010, Ramírez-Velasco et al. 2012, Tatarinov 1964, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Tsogtbaatar et al. 2014, Weishampel and Horner 1990 and Weishampel and Weishampel 1983

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: FMNH P27383, a partial skeleton (much of the skull, partial predentary, 44 vertebrae, ribs, chevrons, partial hands, ischia, legs, and feet, and a femur). Its type locality is Site 9, Moore Brothers' Farm, which is in a Campanian marine marl in the Mooreville Chalk Formation of Alabama.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Site 9, Moore Brothers' Farm

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