Amazonsaurus maranhensis 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

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

See also Candeiro et al. 2011, Carballido et al. 2010, Carvalho et al. 2003, Castro et al. 2007, Gallina and ApesteguĂ­a 2005, Grellet-Tinner et al. 2012, Mannion 2009 and Mannion et al. 2011

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

Distribution: found only at Mata locality, Itapecuru-Mirim

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