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What is Rebbachisauridae?

Pronunciation: ruh-BASH-ee-SOR-uh-day
Author: Jose Bonaparte
Year: 1997
Meaning: Aït Rebbach lizards (see etymology)
Locomotion: Quadrupedal
Synonyms: None known
[Salgado, 2004]Definition
All diplodocoids more closely related to Rebbachisaurus garasbae than to Diplodocus longus.
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Etymology
Rebbachisauridae is derived from "Aït Rebbach" (the Berber tribe of Morocco, on whose territory the fossils of the first member and anchor—Rebbachisaurus—was found), the Greek "sauros" (lizard) and the Latin "idae" (family).
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Further reading
• Upchurch, P., Barrett, P.M. and Dodson, P. (2004) "Sauropoda" in Weishampel, Dodson and Osmólska "The Dinosauria: Second Edition".
• Sebastián Apesteguía, Pablo Ariel Gallina, and Alejandro Haluza (2010) "Not just a pretty face: anatomical peculiarities in the postcranium of Rebbachisaurids (Sauropoda: Diplodocoidea)".
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