Apatosaurus

Apatosaurus

Pronunciation:
ah-PAT-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'deceptive lizard'
Apatosaurus
sauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
21.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 154-145 million years ago
Found in:
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Diplodocoidea, Diplodocidae
Named by:
Marsh (1877)
Type species:
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