Centrosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada), Saskatchewan (Canada) and Montana.

Quick facts about Centrosaurus:

  • Existed from 83.6 million years ago to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Had a body mass of approximately 1079.7 kg
  • 46 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Centrosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. J. Currie. 2005. History of research. In P. J. Currie and E. B. Koppelhus (eds.), Dinosaur Provincial Park: A Spectacular Ancient Ecosystem Revealed. Indiana University Press, Bloomington
  • B. Brown. 1917. A complete skeleton of the horned dinosaur Monoclonius, and description of a second skeleton showing skin impressions. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 37(10):281-306
  • P. Dodson. 1984. Small Judithian ceratopsids, Montana and Alberta. In W.-E. Reif & F. Westphal (eds.), Third Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems, Short Papers. Attempto Verlag, Tübingen