Austrocheirus 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 Austrocheirus:

  • Existed from 70.6 million years ago to 66 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 Austrocheirus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Austrocheirus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. D. Ezcurra and F. L. Agnolin. 2010. An abelisauroid dinosaur with a non-atrophied manus from the Late Cretaceous Pari Aike Formation of southern Patagonia. Zootaxa 2450:1-25