Apatosaurus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Diplodocoidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Superordo: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Taxon: Eusaurischia
Subordo: Sauropodomorpha
Infraordo: Sauropoda
Taxon: Eusauropoda
Taxon: Neosauropoda
Superfamilia: Diplodocoidea

Familia: Diplodocidae
Subfamilia: Apatosaurinae
Genus: Apatosaurus
Species (3): A. ajax – A. excelsus – A. louisae

Check: A. yahnahpin

Name[edit]

  • Apatosaurus Marsh, 1877

Synonymy[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Marsh 1877: Amer. J. Sci., (3) 14, 514.

Selected references[edit]

  • Balanoff, A.M.; Bever, G.S.; Ikejiri, T. 2010: The braincase of Apatosaurus (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) based on computed tomography of a new specimen with comments on variation and evolution in sauropod neuroanatomy. American Museum novitates, (3677) doi: 10.1206/591.1
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