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Hadrosaurus foulkii Leidy 1858 (hadrosaurid)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52812

Alternative combinations: Hadrosaurus faulkii, Hadrosaurus foulkei, Hadrosaurus foulki, Trachodon foulkei, Trachodon foulkii

Synonym: Ornithotarsus immanis Cope 1869 (taxon 63884)

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1858. [On the bones of a huge herbivorous saurian near Haddonfield]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10:215-218

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Hadrosaurus foulkii: ANSP 10005, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Hopkins farm, Haddonfield, which is in a Campanian estuary/bay marl in the Woodbury Formation of New Jersey.
  • Ornithotarsus immanis: YPM 3221. Its type locality is Union Beach, Raritan Bay, which is in a Campanian marine claystone/marl in the Woodbury Formation of New Jersey.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur 1055.0 x 140.0

Estimated body mass: 2.26 tons based on femur length