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Apatosaurus ajax

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Name: Apatosaurus ajax.

Meaning of name: Deceptive lizard.

Species: A. ajax, A. louisae.

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.

Lifestyle: browser.

 

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Uploaded on May 10, 2020