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Camarasaurus Cope 1877 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38697

Alternative spellings: Camarosaurus, Camerasaurus

Synonyms: Cathetosaurus Jensen 1988 (no. 55639), Caulodon Cope 1877 (no. 65174), Morosaurus Marsh 1878 (no. 52968), Mososaurus Marsh 1878 (no. 96957), Uintasaurus Holland 1919 (no. 66544)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. On a gigantic saurian from the Dakota epoch of Colorado. Paleontological Bulletin 25:5-10

Parent taxon: Camarasauridae according to P. D. Mannion et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Dashanpusaurus, Helopodinae, Lourinhasaurus

Subtaxa: Camarasaurus grandis, Camarasaurus lentus, Camarasaurus lewisi, Camarasaurus supremus, Morosaurus agilis, Morosaurus marchei

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore