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†family Diplodocidae Marsh 1884 (diplodocid)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38664

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1884. Principal characters of American Jurassic dinosaurs. Part VII. Diplodocidae, a new family of the Sauropoda. American Journal of Science 27:161-167

Parent taxon: Diplodocoidea according to J. A. Wilson and R. Allain 2015

Sister taxa: Cetiosaurus glymptonensis, Dicraeosauridae, Diplodocimorpha, Haplocanthosaurus, Rebbachisauridae

Subtaxa: Apatosaurinae, Dicraeosaurinae, Diplodocinae

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore