Conchoraptor was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Xinjiang (China) and Bayankhongor (Mongolia).

Quick facts about Conchoraptor:

  • Existed from Campanian Age to 70.6 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a omnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Conchoraptor was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. Kundrát and J. Janácek. 2007. Cranial pneumatization and auditory perceptions of the oviraptorid dinosaur Conchoraptor gracilis (Theropoda, Maniraptora) from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia. Naturwissenschaften 94:769-778
  • M. Borsuk-Bialynicka. 1985. Carolinidae, a new family of xenosaurid-like lizards from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 30(3-4):151-176