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Epachthosaurus sciuttoi Powell 1990 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 57467

Alternative combination: Epachtosaurus sciuttoi

Full reference: J. E. Powell. 1990. Epachthosaurus sciuttoi (gen. et sp. nov.), un dinosaurio sauropodo del Cretácico de Patagonia (Provincia de Chubut, Argentina) [Epachthosaurus sciuttoi (gen. et sp. nov.), a sauropod dinosaur from the Cretaceous of Patagonia (Chubut province, Argentina)]. Actas del V Congreso Argentino de Paleontologia y Bioestratigrafia, Tucumán, Argentina 1:123-128

Belongs to Epachthosaurus according to P. D. Mannion and A. Otero 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MACN-CH 1317, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is 6 km north of Estancia "Ocho Hermanos", which is in a Cenomanian/Turonian terrestrial sandstone in the Bajo Barreal Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur 1095.0 x 230.0, fibula 727.5 x 80.0, humerus 910.0 x 162.5, radius 540.0 x 80.0, tibia 681.0 x 130.0, ulna 605.0 x 105.0

Estimated body mass: 5.57 tons based on femur length