†subfamily Dicraeosaurinae Janensch 1929 (diplodocid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Diplodocidae

Full reference: W. Janensch. 1929. Material und Formegehalt der Sauropoden in der Ausbeute der Tendaguru-Expedition, 1909-1912 [Material and figured content of sauropods in the yield of the Tendaguru Expedition, 1909-1912]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 2(1):3-34

Parent taxon: Diplodocidae according to J. S. McIntosh 1990

See also Kurzanov and Bannikov 1983, Maryanska 2000, McIntosh 1990, McIntosh 1997, Nowinski 1971, Romer 1956, Russell 1996, Salgado 1999, Steel 1970 and Swinton 1970

Sister taxa: Apatosaurinae, Diplodocinae

Subtaxa: none

Type: Dicraeosaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Niger (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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