Epidendrosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Hebei (China).

Quick facts about Epidendrosaurus:

  • Existed from 164.7 million years ago to 161.2 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Epidendrosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • C.-F. Zhou and S. Wu. 2013. A Jurassic mammaliaform and the earliest mammalian evolutionary adaptations. Nature 500:163-167