Brachiosaurus

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Brachiosaurus altithorax, life restoration

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Titanosauriformes

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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
Taxon: Macronaria
Superfamilia: Camarasauromorpha
Taxon: Titanosauriformes

Familia: Brachiosauridae
Genus: Brachiosaurus
Species: B. altithorax – B. brancai

Name[edit]

Brachiosaurus Riggs, 1903a

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Chure, D.; Britt, B.B.; Whitlock, J.A.; Wilson, J.A. (Online First): First complete sauropod dinosaur skull from the Cretaceous of the Americas and the evolution of sauropod dentition. Naturwissenschaften, doi: 10.1007/s00114-010-0650-6
  • Paul, G.S. 1988: The brachiosaur giants of the Morrison and Tendaguru with a description of a new subgenus, Giraffatitan, and a comparison of the world's largest dinosaurs. Hunteria, 2(3): 1-14.
  • Taylor, M.P. 2009: A re-evaluation of Brachiosaurus altithorax Riggs 1903 (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) and its generic separation from Giraffatitan brancai (Janensch 1914). Journal of vertebrate paleontology, 29: 787–806. doi: 10.1671/039.029.0309

links[edit]

Wikipedia:Giraffatitan