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Brontosaurus yahnahpin Filla and Redman 1994 (diplodocid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Diplodocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 319105

Alternative combinations: Apatosaurus yahnahpin, Eobrontosaurus yahnahpin

Full reference: J. Filla and P. Redman. 1994. A new species of sauropod, Apatosaurus yahnahpin. Wyoming Geological Association Field Conference 1994:123-134

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

Sister taxa: Brontosaurus excelsus, Brontosaurus parvus

Type specimen: TATE 001. Its type locality is Bertha Quarry, Como Bluff, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian levee mudstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 1598.0, tibia length 1001.0

Estimated body mass: 17.5 tons based on femur length