Eromangasaurus was a plesiosaur, a type of marine reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it coexisted with many dinosaurs. The first Eromangasaurus fossil was discovered in 2005.

Quick facts about Eromangasaurus:

  • Existed from 113 million years ago to 93.9 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by live birth
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Eromangasaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • B. P. Kear. 2005. A new elasmosaurid plesiosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of Queensland, Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(4):792-805
  • S. Sachs. 2005. Tuarangisaurus australis sp. nov. (Plesiosauria: Elasmosauridae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Northeastern Queensland, with additional notes on the phylogeny of the Elasmosauridae. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 50(2):425-440