Alamosaurus

Alamosaurus

Pronunciation:
ah-la-mow-SORE-us
Name meaning:
'Alamo lizard'
Alamosaurus
sauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
21.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 70-65 million years ago
Found in:
USA

This is the only Late Cretaceous sauropod that has been found in North America.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Titanosauria, Lithostrotia
Named by:
Gilmore (1922)
Type species:
sanjuanensis

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