[D] Dystrophaeus viaemalae [sG] [T]
Jurassic Late Kimmeridgian Tithonian
Saurischia Sauropodomorpha Sauropoda Diplodocidae Diplodocinae
Morrison Formation, Utah, US
Genus - Typespecies
Dystrophaeus viaemalae was one of the first sauropods described from the North American Upper Jurassic (Cope, 1877; Huene, 1904). Although often referred to the Cetiosauridae, it probably belongs to the Diplodocidae. Known parts include the scapula, ulna, partial radius, and metacarpals III and V
USNM 2364, collected in the 1850\\\'s by J.S. Newberry in the McElmo Formation. Published by Cope in 1877 in \\\" U.S. Geographic Survey west of the 100th meridian, volume 4, page 34\\\".