Atlasaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Béni Mellal-Khénifra (Morocco).

Quick facts about Atlasaurus:

  • Existed from Bathonian Age to 166.1 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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Atlasaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. Monbaron and P. Taquet. 1981. Découverte du squelette complet d'un grand Cétiosaure (Dinosaure Sauropode) dans le bassin jurassique moyen de Tilougguit (Haut-Atlas central, Maroc) [Discovery of a complete skeleton of a large cetiosaur (sauropod dinosaur) in the Middle Jurassic Tilougguit Basin (High Atlas, Morocco)]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Série II 292:243-246