Ammosaurus

Ammosaurus

Pronunciation:
ah-moh-SORE-us
Name meaning:
'sand lizard'
Ammosaurus
Dinosaur description:
5.0m-long
sauropod
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Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
Country:
USA
Period:
Early Jurassic, 195-180 million years ago

This dinosaur was very similar to Anchisaurus.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Prosauropoda, Anchisauria, Anchisauridae
Named by:
Marsh (1891)
Type species:
major
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