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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: Macronaria according to L. Xing et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Abrosaurus, Apatosaurus minimus, Aragosaurus, Astrodon, Bothriospondylus robustus, Camarasauromorpha, Daanosaurus, Dinodocus, Dinodocus mackesoni, Dongbeititan, Galveosaurus, Haestasaurus, Janenschia, Titanomorpha, Titanosauriformes

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

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore