(named after Amanz Gressly).
Named By: Daniela Schwarz, Philip Mannion, Oliver Wings & Christian Meyer - 2020.
Synonyms: Ornithopsis greppini, Cetiosauriscus greppini.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropoda, Turiasauria.
Species: A. greppini (type).
Size: Known individuals roughly estimated to be about 8.5 to 9 meters long.
Known locations: Switzerland - Reuchenette Formation.
Time period: Kimmeridgian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial skeleton including front and rear limbs, and vertebrae from neck and tail. Partial skull bones and a tooth have been assigned to the genus.
is a genus of sauropod
dinosaur that lived in Europe during the late
Jurassic. Amanzia is the first sauropod dinosaur
- Re-description of the sauropod dinosaur Amanzia ("Ornithopsis/Cetiosauriscus") greppini n. gen. and other vertebrate remains from the Kimmeridgian (Late Jurassic) Reuchenette Formation of Moutier, Switzerland. - Swiss Journal of Geosciences. - Daniela Schwarz, Philip Mannion, Oliver Wings & Christian Meyer - 2020.