Ampelosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Castile-La Mancha (Spain), Barcelona (Spain) and Aude (France).

Quick facts about Ampelosaurus:

  • Existed from Campanian Age to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 5 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Ampelosaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Ampelosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • E. Buffetaut. 1998. First evidence of enantiornithine birds from the Upper Cretaceous of Europe: postcranial bones from Cruzy (Hérault, southern France). Oryctos 1:131-136
  • B. Vila and A. Galobart. 2012. The diversity of sauropod dinosaurs and their first taxonomic succession from the latest Cretaceous of southwestern Europe: Clues to demise and extinction. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 350–352:19-38
  • P. Clottes and C. Raynaud. 1983. Le gisement à dinosauriens de Campagne-sur-Aude–Esperaza. Observations préliminaires. Premiers résultats [The dinosaur locality at Campagne-sur-Aude–Esperaza. Preliminary observations. First results]. Bulletin de la Société d'Études Scientifiques de l'Aude 83:5-14