Ammosaurus

Ammosaurus

Pronunciation:
ah-moh-SORE-us
Name meaning:
'sand lizard'
Ammosaurus
sauropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
sauropod
Length:
5.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Jurassic, 195-180 million years ago
Found in:
USA

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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