Ampelosaurus

Ampelosaurus

Pronunciation:
am-pel-oh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'vineyard lizard'
Ampelosaurus
Dinosaur description:
15.0m-long
sauropod
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Diet:
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Country:
France
Period:
Late Cretaceous, 71-65 million years ago

Ampelosaurus is known from fossil teeth, postcranial bones and osteoderms ('armour plating').

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Titanosauria, Lithostrotia
Named by:
Le Loeuff (1995)
Type species:
atacis
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