Achelousaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Late Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Montana.

Quick facts about Achelousaurus:

  • Existed from 83.6 million years ago to 70.6 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Achelousaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • D. J. Varricchio. 1993. Taphonomy of Jack's Birthday site, a diverse dinosaur bone bed. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 13(3, suppl.):61A
  • S. D. Sampson. 1994. Two new horned dinosaurs (Ornithischia: Ceratopsidae) from the Upper Cretaceous Two Medicine Formation, Montana, USA. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 14(3, suppl.):44A