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Table 6 Body mass estimates of some commonly cited non-avian quadrupedal dinosaurs.

From: A universal scaling relationship between body mass and proximal limb bone dimensions in quadrupedal terrestrial tetrapods

Taxon Sp # C1962 A1985§ P1997 H1999 S2001 This study
Iguanodon bernisartensis IRSNB R51 4510 7204 3200 3790 3776 8680
6510-10850
Corythosaurus
casuarius
ROM 845 3820 3030 2800 - 3079 3620
2720-4530
Protoceratops
andrewsi
MPC-D 100/504 177 68 164 - 23.7 79
59 - 98
Styracosaurus
albertensis
AMNH 5372 3690 3649 1800 - - 4370
3280-5460
Triceratops horridus NSM PV 20379 8480 5310 6400 3938 4964 7400
5550-9250
Stegosaurus mjosi SMA 0018‡ 1780 4131 2200 2530 2611 4950
3720-6190
Diplodocus longus USNM 10865* 10560 9061 11400 13421 19655 10940
8200-13670
Brachiosaurus brancai HMN SII† 78260 29336 31500 25789∫ 28655 35780
26840-44730
  1. Body masses estimated in this study are based on the phylogenetically corrected total stylopodial circumference equation (Equation 2) and the error range is based on the 25% mean prediction error obtained from the equation. References: A1985, Anderson et al. [73]; C1962, Colbert [46]; H1999, Henderson [51]; P1997, Paul [71]; S2001, Seebacher [49]. Museum abbreviations in dataset file [See Additional File 1 Dataset]. * - limb measurements based off of a cast mounted at the Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, Germany; † - measurements taken from Anderson et al. [73]; ‡ - measurements from Redelstorff and Sander [145]; § - all estimates presented under A1985 are based on the equations presented in that study, but based on the limb measurements presented in dataset S1, the only exceptions are B. brancai, which is based on data from A1985; ∫ - estimate from Henderson [63].