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Temporal range: Late Jurassic
An artist's illustration of Brontosaurus excelsus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Superorder: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
Family: Diplodocidae
Subfamily: Apatosaurinae
Genus: Brontosaurus
Marsh, 1879
Type species
Brontosaurus excelsus
Marsh, 1879
Referred species
  • Brontosaurus parvus
    (Peterson & Gilmore, 1902)
  • Brontosaurus yahnahpin
    (Filla & Redman, 1994)
  • Elosaurus Peterson & Gilmore, 1902
  • Eobrontosaurus Bakker, 1998
Brontosaurus, name meaning "thunder lizard", is an extinct genus of sauropod which lived throughout North America during the late Jurassic period. It was considered to be a junior synonym of Apatosaurus, but now it is a separate species of dinosaur.

In popular culture Edit

Brontosaurus appears in the video game ARK: Survival Evolved.

It will appear in the video game, The Isle, where it is shown with speculative neck spikes.

In The Land Before Time, In the beginging two Brontosauruses.
LBT brontosaur cel
Brontosauruses appears at Epcot's Universe of Energy.

Brontosaurus at Disney World

Brontosauruses at Disney World

History Edit

Brontosaurus was discovered by Othniel Charles Marsh when the Bones War was happening. It was discovered after Apatosaurus

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