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Amazonsaurus maranhensis Carvalho et al. 2003 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Rebbachisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 89459

Full reference: I. d. S. Carvalho, L. d. S. Avilla, and L. Salgado. 2003. Amazonsaurus maranhensis gen. et sp. nov. (Sauropoda, Diplodocoidea) from the Lower Cretaceous (Aptian-Albian) of Brazil. Cretaceous Research 24:697-713

Belongs to Amazonsaurus according to L. M. Ibiricu et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MN 4555-V, 4556, 4558, 4559, 4560, 4562, 4564; UFRJ-DG 58-R/1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Mata locality, Itapecuru-Mirim, which is in an Aptian/Albian fluvial-deltaic sandstone/mudstone in the Itapecuru Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore