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Seismosaurus

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Pronounced
SIZE-moh-SORE-us
Meaning of name
earth-shaking lizard
Length
over  40m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(155 - 144 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Diplodocoidea, Diplodocidae, Seismosaurus
Named by
Gillette (1991)
Type species
hallorum