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

Quick facts about Acristavus:

  • Existed from 83.5 million years ago to 70.6 million years ago
  • Lived in a lake
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Acristavus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • T. A. Gates and J. R. Horner. 2011. New unadorned hadrosaurine hadrosaurid (Dinosauria, Ornithopoda) from the Campanian of North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(4):798-811