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

Quick facts about Ampelosaurus:

  • Existed from 83.5 million years ago 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

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Ampelosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • 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
  • 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
  • E. Buffetaut. 2008. Late Cretaceous pterosaurs from France: a review. Zitteliana B 28:249-255