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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Subordo: Sauropodomorpha
Cladus: †Bagualosauria
Superfamilia: Plateosauria
Cladus: †Massopoda
Cladus: †Sauropodiformes
Superfamilia: Anchisauria
Infraordo: †Sauropoda
Cladus: †Eusauropoda
Cladus: †Neosauropoda
Superfamilia: Diplodocoidea

Familia: †Diplodocidae
Subfamilia: Diplodocinae
Genus: †Kaatedocus
Species: K. siberi

†Kaatedocus Tschopp & Mateus, 2012

Type species: Kaatedocus siberi Tschopp & Mateus, 2012

Etymology: ‘Kaate’ means small in the Crow (Absaroka) language, one of the Native American tribes of northern Wyoming. ‘Docus’ is an allusion to Diplodocus and the Greek dokos/δoκoς ‘beam’.


Tschopp, E.; Mateus, O.V., 2012: The skull and neck of a new flagellicaudatan sauropod from the Morrison Formation and its implication for the evolution and ontogeny of diplodocid dinosaurs. Journal of systematic palaeontology, iFirst 1-36. DOI: 10.1080/14772019.2012.746589.


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