Gastonia was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Colorado.

Quick facts about Gastonia:

  • Existed from Barremian Age to 122.46 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 3 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Gastonia was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. I. Kirkland and D. Burge. 1993. A large dromaeosaur (Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of eastern Utah. Hunteria 2(10):1-16
  • J. A. Jensen. 1984. Continuing study of new Jurassic/Cretaceous vertebrate faunas from Colorado and Utah. National Geographic Society Research Reports (1975) 16:373-381
  • B. A. Swanson and V. L. Santucci. 2005. Arches National Park paleontological survey. Geological Resources Division Technical Report NPS/NRGRD/GRDTR-05/01