Coloradisaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Triassic period and inhabited South America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Argentina.

Quick facts about Coloradisaurus:

  • Existed from 228 million years ago to 208.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Coloradisaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. F. Bonaparte. 1978. Coloradia brevis n. g. et n. sp. (Saurischia–Prosauropoda), dinosaurio Plateosauridae de la Formacion Los Colorados, Triasico Superior de La Rioja, Argentina [Coloradia brevis n. g. et n. sp. (Saurischia–Prosauropoda), a plateosaurid from the Upper Triassic Los Colorados Formation of La Rioja, Argentina]. Ameghiniana 15(3-4):327-332
  • J. F. Bonaparte. 1969. Dos nuevas "faunas" de reptiles triasicos de Argentina [Two new reptilian "faunas" of the Argentine Triassic]. Gondwana Stratigraphy (IUGS Symposium, Buenos Aires) 2:283-306