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  1. Seismosaurus, genus Seismosaurusnoun

    genus of large herbivorous dinosaurs of Cretaceous found in western North America


  1. seismosaurusnoun

    A dinosaur, of genus Seismosaurus, from the Jurassic period


  1. Seismosaurus

    Diplodocus (, , or ) was a genus of diplodocid sauropod dinosaurs, whose fossils were first discovered in 1877 by S. W. Williston. The generic name, coined by Othniel Charles Marsh in 1878, is a neo-Latin term derived from Greek διπλός (diplos) "double" and δοκός (dokos) "beam", in reference to the double-beamed chevron bones located in the underside of the tail, which were then considered unique. The genus of dinosaurs lived in what is now mid-western North America, at the end of the Jurassic period. It is one of the more common dinosaur fossils found in the middle to upper Morrison Formation, between about 154 and 152 million years ago, during the late Kimmeridgian Age. The Morrison Formation records an environment and time dominated by gigantic sauropod dinosaurs, such as Apatosaurus, Barosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Brontosaurus, and Camarasaurus. Its great size may have been a deterrent to the predators Allosaurus and Ceratosaurus: their remains have been found in the same strata, which suggests that they coexisted with Diplodocus. Diplodocus is among the most easily identifiable dinosaurs, with its typical sauropod shape, long neck and tail, and four sturdy legs. For many years, it was the longest dinosaur known.


  1. seismosaurus

    Seismosaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaur that lived in the late Jurassic period, approximately 150 million years ago, in what is now North America. The name 'Seismosaurus' comes from Greek language, meaning 'earthquake lizard', as its size suggested it could have caused the ground to shake when it walked. It was among the longest land animals that ever lived, with estimates of its length as high as 33 to 50 metres.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Seismosaurus in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Seismosaurus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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