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Diplodocidae
Temporal range: Middle Jurassic – Early Cretaceous
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Diplodocus longus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
Family: Diplodocidae
Marsh, 1884
Type species
Diplodocus longus
Marsh, 1878
Subgroups

Apatosaurinae

Diplodocinae

Synonyms
  • Atlantosauridae? Marsh, 1877
  • Amphicoeliidae? Cope, 1878
  • Apatosauridae Huene, 1927

Diplodocidae, members known as diplodocids, was a family of sauropods. These were some of the largest dinosaurs to walk the earth, with lengths reaching up to 34 meters (112ft). Some notable members include Diplodocus, Brontosaurus, and Apatosaurus.

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