Abrictosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Mohale's Hoek (Lesotho).

Quick facts about Abrictosaurus:

  • Existed from Hettangian Age to 190.8 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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Abrictosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. A. Thulborn. 1974. A new heterodontosaurid dinosaur (Reptilia: Ornithischia) from the Upper Triassic red beds of Lesotho. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 55:151-175