Fruitadens was a omnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Colorado.

All these Fruitadens pictures were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Fruitadens was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • G. Callison. 1987. Fruita: a place for wee fossils. In W. R. Averett (ed.), Paleontology and Geology of the Dinosaur Triangle: Guidebook for 1987 Field Trip. Museum of Western Colorado, Grand Junction
  • T. E. Rasmussen and G. Callison. 1981. A new species of triconodont mammal from the Upper Jurassic of Colorado. Journal of Paleontology 55(3):628-634
  • R. J. Butler and P. M. Galton. 2010. A new Upper Jurassic heterodontosaurid from North America: lower limits of ornithischian dinosaur body size inferred from North America. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277:375-381