Crichtonsaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Liaoning (China).

Quick facts about Crichtonsaurus:

  • Existed from 100.5 million years ago to 89.8 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Crichtonsaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • Z.-M. Dong. 2002. A new armored dinosaur (Ankylosauria) from Beipiao Basin, Liaoning Province, northeastern China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 40(4):276-285
  • J. Lü and Q. Ji. 2007. A new species of the ankylosaurid dinosaur Crichtonsaurus (Ankylosauridae: Ankylosauria) from the Cretaceous of Liaoning Province, China. Acta Geologica Sinica 81(6):883-897