Dracovenator was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Free State (RSA) and North West (RSA).

Quick facts about Dracovenator:

  • Existed from 201.3 million years ago to Sinemurian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Dracovenator was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • D. Munyikwa and M. A. Raath. 1999. Further material of the ceratosaurian dinosaur Syntarsus from the Elliot Formation (Early Jurassic) of South Africa. Palaeontologia Africana 35:55-59
  • A. M. Yates. 2005. A new theropod dinosaur from the Early Jurassic of South Africa and its implications for the early evolution of theropods. Palaeontologia Africana 41:105-122