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The longest dinosaurs. Sauropods top 10

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The longest dinosaurs. Sauropods top 10

The longest dinosaurs – who is on the throne

Currently, the first place on the podium takes Amficelias (Amphicoelias) – the type of sauropod belonging to the family Diplodocoidea. Its name is composed of the Greek words amphi – both sides and koilos – concave and – means “double-concave”. There were three species of amficelias – A. fragillimus, A. altus and A. latus. A. fragillimus – Amficelias fragillimus could be the biggest beast of all time. Its size normally fall in the range 40-60 m in length with a weight of up to 120 tonnes.

The longest dinosaurs – Top 10

  1. Amphicoelias fragillimus: 40–60 m (131.2–196.9 ft)
  2. Unnamed dinosaur from Argentina 40 m (131.2 ft)
  3. Alamosaurus 35–37 m (114,8–121,4 ft)
  4. Argentinosaurus huinculensis: 30–36 m (98.4–118.1 ft)
  5. Supersaurus vivianae: 33–34 m (108.3–111.5 ft)
  6. Futalognkosaurus dukei: 28–34 m (91.9–111.5 ft)
  7. Sauroposeidon proteles: 28–34 m (91.9–111.5 ft)
  8. Diplodocus hallorum: 30–33.5 m (98.4–109.9 ft)
  9. “Antarctosaurus” giganteus: 33 m (108.3 ft)
  10. Xinjiangtitan shanshanesis: 30-32 m (98.4 – 105 ft)
  11. Paralititan stromeri: 26–32 m (85.3–105 ft)
  12. Turiasaurus riodevensis: 31 m (99 ft)
  13. Puertasaurus reuili: 30 m (98.4 ft)
  14. Hudiesaurus sinojapanorum: 20–30 m (65.6–98.4 ft)
  15. Argyrosaurus superbus: 28 m (91.9 ft)
  16. Notocolossus 25-28 m (82 – 91.9 ft)
  17. Barosaurus lentus: 26 m (85.3 ft)
  18. Brachiosaurus altithorax: 26 m (85.3 ft)
  19. Apatosaurus louisae: 22.8–26 m (74.8–85.3 ft)
  20. Giraffatitan brancai: 21.8–26 m (71.5–85.3 ft)
  21. Tornieria africana: 26 m (85.3 ft)
  22. Mamenchisaurus sinocanadorum: 26 m (85.3 ft)
  23. Mamenchisaurus jingyanensis: 20.4–26 m (66.9–85.3 ft)
  24. Phuwiangosaurus sirindhornae: 25 m (82 ft)
  25. Chuanjiesaurus ananensis: 25 m (82 ft)
  26. “Cetiosaurus” humerocristatus: 25 m (82 ft)
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The longest dinosaurs – longest sauropods.

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