Fabrosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Free State (RSA) and Colorado.

Quick facts about Fabrosaurus:

  • Existed from 237 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 5383 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Fabrosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • L. Ginsburg. 1964. Découverte d'un Scélidosaurien (Dinosaure ornithischien) dans le Trias supérieur du Basutoland [Discovery of a scelidosaurian (ornithischian dinosaur) in the Upper Triassic of Basutoland]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris 258:2366-2368
  • D. J. Chure and G. F. Engelmann. 1989. The fauna of the Morrison Formation in Dinosaur National Monument. In J. J. Flynn (ed.), Mesozoic/Cenozoic Vertebrate Paleontology: Classic Localities, Contemporary Approaches: Field Trip Guide Book T322. American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC
  • J. W. Kitching and M. A. Raath. 1984. Fossils from the Elliot and Clarens Formations (Karoo Sequence) of the northeastern Cape, Orange Free State and Lesotho, and a suggested biozonation based on tetrapods. Palaeontologia Africana 25:111-125