Dicraeosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Lindi (Tanzania) and Mashonaland West (Zimbabwe).

Quick facts about Dicraeosaurus:

  • Existed from Kimmeridgian Age to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 12 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Dicraeosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • W. Janensch. 1929. Material und Formegehalt der Sauropoden in der Ausbeute der Tendaguru-Expedition, 1909-1912 [Material and figured content of sauropods in the yield of the Tendaguru Expedition, 1909-1912]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 2(1):3-34
  • W. Janensch. 1961. Die Gliedmaszen und Gliedmaszengürtel der Sauropoden der Tendaguru-Schichten [The limbs and limb girdles of the sauropods of the Tendaguru Beds]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 3(4):177-235
  • W. Janensch. 1914. Übersicht über die Wirbeltierfauna der Tendaguru-Schichten [Overview of the vertebrate fauna of the Tendaguru beds]. Archiv für Biontologie 3:81-110