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Supersaurus lourinhanensis Bonaparte and Mateus 1999 (diplodocine)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Diplodocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 319104

Alternative combination: Dinheirosaurus lourinhanensis

Full reference: J. F. Bonaparte and O. Mateus. 1999. A new diplodocid, Dinheirosaurus lourinhanensis gen. et sp. nov., from the Late Jurassic beds of Portugal. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" e Instituto Nacional de Investigación de las Ciencias Naturales, Paleontología 5(2):13-29

Belongs to Supersaurus according to E. Tschopp et al. 2015

Sister taxon: Supersaurus vivianae

Type specimen: ML 414, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Praia de Porto Dinheiro cliff, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian estuary/bay sandstone/mudstone in the Lourinhã Formation of Portugal.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore