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Atlasaurus imelakei Monbaron et al. 1999 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 63744

Full reference: M. Monbaron, D. A. Russell, and P. Taquet. 1999. Atlasaurus imelakei n.g., n.sp., a brachiosaurid-like sauropod from the Middle Jurassic of Morocco. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Sciences de la Terre et des Planètes 329:519-526

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Musée des sciences de la Terre de Rabat (no number), a skeleton. Its type locality is Wawmda, Tilougguit Basin, which is in a Bathonian wet floodplain sandstone/siltstone in the Guettioua Formation of Morocco.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 1943.0, femur circumference 690.0, fibula length 1093.0, humerus length 1973.4, humerus circumference 565.0, radius length 1214.4, skull length 690.0, tibia length 1153.7, ulna length 1244.7

Estimated body mass: 26.4 tons based on femur circumference, femur length, and humerus circumference