Epachthosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited South America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Argentina.

Quick facts about Epachthosaurus:

  • Existed from Cenomanian Age to Coniacian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 3 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Epachthosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. F. Bonaparte. 1984. Jurassic and Cretaceous terrestrial vertebrates of South America. National Geographic Society Research Reports (1975) 16:115-125
  • R. D. Martínez and A. Maure. 1993. Un maxilar de Theropoda (Abelisauria) de la Formacion Bajo Barreal, Cretacico Tardio, Chubut, Argentina . Ameghiniana 30(1):109-110
  • G. Casal and L. Ibiricu. 2010. Materiales asignables a Epachthosaurus Powell, 1990 (Sauropoda: Titanosauria), de la Formación Bajo Barreal, Cretácico Superior, Chubut, Argentina [Materials assignable to Epachthosaurus Powell, 1990 (Sauropoda: Titanosauria), from the Bajo Barreal Formation, Upper Cretaceous, Chubut, Argentina]. Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia 13(3):247-256