Amazonsaurus Carvalho et al. 2003 (sauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Rebbachisauridae

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

Parent taxon: Rebbachisauridae according to J. A. Wilson and R. Allain 2015

See also Carballido et al. 2010, Carballido et al. 2012, Carvalho et al. 2003, Ibiricu et al. 2012, Mannion 2009, Mannion et al. 2011, Mannion et al. 2012, Salgado et al. 2006 and Whitlock 2011

Sister taxa: Comahuesaurus, Histriasaurus, Khebbashia, Lavocatisaurus, Limaysaurinae, Maraapunisaurus, Nopcsaspondylus, Rebbachisaurus tamesnensis, Xenoposeidon, Zapalasaurus

Subtaxa: Amazonsaurus maranhensis

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Type: Amazonsaurus maranhensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Mata locality, Itapecuru-Mirim (Cretaceous of Brazil)

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