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Apatosaurus louisae

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Updated 30 06 2021 it’s now closer to Scott Hartman’s skeletal drawing.

Name: Apatosaurus.

Meaning of name: Deceptive lizard.

Species: A. louisae, named after Louise Carnegie, wife of Andrew Carnegie.

Classification: Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Diplodocidae, Apatosaurinae.

Time: Kimmeridgian to Tithonian stages of the late Jurassic.

Distribution: USA, Colorado, Oklahoma, Utah and Wyoming.

Length: 20-23m, a few specimens indicate a maximum length of 11-30% greater.

Lifestyle: browser. 

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