The Dino Directory

Share this

Ammosaurus

Images

 

Information

This dinosaur was very similar to Anchisaurus.

  • Investigate

    Explore dinosaurs with the same body shape as Ammosaurus in the Dino Directory

  • Extra

    There may be more details in Wikipedia

Fact file

Pronounced
ah-moh-SORE-us
Meaning of name
sand lizard
Length
  5m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Jurassic
(195 - 180 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

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