Diplodocinae

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Diplodocines
Temporal range: Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous, 155–136.4 Ma
Skeleton of Galeamopus
Skeleton of Galeamopus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
Clade: Neosauropoda
Family: Diplodocidae
Subfamily: Diplodocinae
Janensch, 1929
Genera[1]

Tornieria
Supersaurus
Leinkupal
Galeamopus
Diplodocus
Kaatedocus
Barosaurus

Diplodocinae is an extinct subfamily of diplodocid sauropods that existed from the Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous of North America, Europe and South America, about 155 to 136.4 million years ago. Genera within the subfamily include Tornieria, Supersaurus, Leinkupal, Galeamopus, Diplodocus, Kaatedocus[2] and Barosaurus.[1]

Cladogram of the Diplodocidae after Tschopp, Mateus, and Benson (2015).[1]

Diplodocidae

Amphicoelias altus




Apatosaurinae


Diplodocinae

Unnamed species




Tornieria africana





Supersaurus lourinhanensis



Supersaurus vivianae





Leinkupal laticauda




Galeamopus hayi





Diplodocus carnegii



Diplodocus hallorum





Kaatedocus siberi



Barosaurus lentus












References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Tschopp, E.; Mateus, O. V.; Benson, R. B. J. (2015). "A specimen-level phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision of Diplodocidae (Dinosauria, Sauropoda)". PeerJ. 3: e857. doi:10.7717/peerj.857. PMC 4393826Freely accessible. PMID 25870766. 
  2. ^ E Tschopp, O Mateus 2013 The skull and neck of a new flagellicaudatan sauropod from the Morrison Formation and its implication for the evolution and ontogeny of diplodocid dinosaurs. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 11 (7), 853-888