Aerosteon was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited South America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Argentina.

Quick facts about Aerosteon:

  • Existed from 83.5 million years ago to 70.6 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Aerosteon was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. C. Sereno and R. N. Martínez. 2008. Evidence for avian intrathoracic air sacs in a new predatory dinosaur from Argentina. PLoS ONE 3(9):e3303:1-20