Camptosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Utah, Colorado and Texas.

Quick facts about Camptosaurus:

  • Existed from Tithonian Age to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Camptosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • O. C. Marsh. 1881. Discovery of a fossil bird in the Jurassic of Wyoming. American Journal of Science 31:341-342
  • M. K. Jesup. 1898. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology. Annual Report of the President, Treasurer's Report, List of Accessions, Act of Incorporation, Constitution, By-Laws and List of Members for the Year 1897
  • C. A. Bjoraker and M. T. Naus. 1996. A summary of Morrison Formation (Jurassic: Kimmeridgian–Tithonian) geology and paleontology, with notice of a new dinosaur locality in the Bighorn Basin (USA). In C. E. Bowen, S. C. Kirkwood, & T. S. Miller (eds.), Wyoming Geological Association Guidebook, Forty-Seventh Annual Field Conference. Resources of the Bighorn Basin