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Supersaurus

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Known only from certain bones, including vertebrae (backbones).

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Pronounced
sue-per-sore-us
Meaning of name
super lizard
Length
  35m - 45m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(154 - 142 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Diplodocoidea, Diplodocidae, Supersaurus
Named by
Jansen (1985)
Type species
vivianae