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Lourinhasaurus alenquerensis Lapparent and Zbyszewski 1957 (camarasaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Camarasauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 71350

Alternative combinations: Apatosaurus alenquerensis, Atlantosaurus alenquerensis, Camarasaurus alenquerensis

Full reference: A. F. d.e. Lapparent and G. Zbyszewski. 1957. Les dinosauriens du Portugal [The dinosaurs of Portugal]. Mémoires des Services Géologiques du Portugal, nouvelle série 2:1-63

Belongs to Lourinhasaurus according to P. Mocho et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MGIGM 4956. Its type locality is Moinho do Carmo, Alenquer, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian terrestrial claystone in the Lourinhã Formation of Portugal.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 1740.0, humerus length 1500.0, pubis length 1100.0, radius length 1010.0, scapula length 1670.0, tibia length 1100.0, ulna length 1060.0

Estimated body mass: 22.6 tons based on femur length