Erketu was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Shandong (China) and East Gobi (Mongolia).

Quick facts about Erketu:

  • Existed from Cenomanian Age to Campanian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Erketu was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • D. T. Ksepka and M. A. Norell. 2006. Erketu ellisoni, a long-necked sauropod from Bor Guvé (Dornogov Aimag, Mongolia). American Museum Novitates 3508:1-16
  • H. C. T'an. 1923. New research on the Mesozoic and early Tertiary geology in Shantung. Geological Survey of China Bulletin 5:95-135