|Named By:||Werner Janensch in 1914|
|Time Period:||Late Jurassic, 155-150 Ma|
|Size:||12 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||Remains for the identification of two species|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Sauropodomorpha | Diplodocoidea | Dicraeosauridae ||
Dicraeosaurus (Gr. dikraios, dikraios "bifurcated, double-headed" + Gr. sauros, sauros "lizard") is a genus of small diplodocoid sauropod dinosaur. It was named for the spines on the back of the neck. The first fossil was described by paleontologist Werner Janensch in 1914.