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Elaphrosaurus bambergi Janensch 1920 (ceratosaur)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 55481

Alternative combination: Elaphrosaurus bambergii

Full reference: W. Janensch. 1920. Ueber Elaphrosaurus bambergi und die Megalosaurier aus den Tendaguru-Schichten Deutsch-Ostafrikas [On Elaphrosaurus bambergi and the megalosaurs of the Tendaguru Formation of German East Africa]. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1920:225-235

Belongs to Elaphrosaurus according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

Sister taxon: Elaphrosaurus iguidiensis

Type specimen: HMN Gr. S. 38-44, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Tendaguru quarry dd, which is in a Kimmeridgian estuary/bay marl in the Tendaguru Formation of Tanzania.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 519.5, femur circumference 165.0, humerus length 262.0, tibia length 608.0, tibia circumference 132.0

Estimated body mass: 310.9 kg based on femur length