Ampelosaurus atacis Le Loeuff 1995 (titanosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Titanosauridae

Alternative combination: Ampelosaurus atacus

Full reference: J. Le Loeuff. 1995. Ampelosaurus atacis (nov, gen., nov. sp.), un nouveau Titanosauridae (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) du Crétacé supérieur de la Haute Vallée de l'Aude (France) [Ampelosaurus atacis (nov, gen., nov. sp.), a new titanosaurid (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of the Upper Aude Valley (France)]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Série IIa 321:693-699

Belongs to Ampelosaurus according to P. Upchurch et al. 2004

See also Apesteguía 2005, Buffetaut 2005, Company 2011, Curry Rogers 2005, Díez Díaz et al. 2012, Díez Díaz et al. 2011, Díez Díaz et al. 2012, Garcia et al. 2010, Klein et al. 2009, Laurent et al. 2001, Le Loeuff 1995, Le Loeuff 1997, Le Loeuff 1998, Le Loeuff 2005, Le Loeuff and Buffetaut 1996, Malkani 2007, Royo-Torres et al. 2006, Saegusa and Tomida 2011, Salgado 2003, Salgado and Carvalho 2008, Salgado and Coria 2005, Vila et al. 2012, Vila et al. 2008 and Wilson 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MDE C3-247, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Bellevue, locality C3 (C III), which is in a Campanian fluvial marl/conglomerate in the Marnes Rouges Inférieures Formation of France.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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