World of Dinosaurs/Diplodocus

Basics edit

Diplodocus means "Double Beam".

This refers to tail vertebrae having two chevrons on them.

Diplodocus lived during the Jurassic Period.

Anatomy edit

They are one of the longest dinosaurs ever.

They have very small heads (2 feet) compared to the 85 feet of its total body.

They had peg shaped teeth.

Phylogeny edit

Diplodocus are sauropods.

All sauropods are dinosaurs.

All dinosaurs are amniotes and all dinosaurs are tetrapods.

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Fossil Record edit

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