Ammosaurus was a herbivore/omnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Nova Scotia (Canada).

Quick facts about Ammosaurus:

  • Existed from Hettangian Age to 190.8 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • 4 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Ammosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • N. H. Shubin and P. E. Olsen. 1994. Early Jurassic small tetrapods from the McCoy Brook Formation of Nova Scotia, Canada. In N. C. Fraser & H.-D. Sues (eds.), In the Shadow of the Dinosaurs: Early Mesozoic Tetrapods. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
  • P. E. Olsen and A. R. McCune. 1982. Correlation of the early Mesozoic Newark Supergroup by vertebrates, principally fishes. American Journal of Science 282:1-44