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Lophorhothon atopus Langston 1960 (hadrosaurine)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 67215

Full reference: W. Langston. 1960. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part VI. The dinosaurs. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(6):315-361

Belongs to Lophorhothon according to W. Zheng et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: FMNH P27383, a partial skeleton (much of the skull, partial predentary, 44 vertebrae, ribs, chevrons, partial hands, ischia, legs, and feet, and a femur). Its type locality is Site 9, Moore Brothers' Farm, which is in a Campanian marine marl in the Mooreville Chalk Formation of Alabama.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore