Hypselospinus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Upper Normandy (France).

Quick facts about Hypselospinus:

  • Existed from 140.2 million years ago to Valanginian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 4 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Hypselospinus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. Lydekker. 1888. Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia and Amphibia in the British Museum (Natural History). Part I. Containing the Orders Ornithosauria, Crocodilia, Dinosauria, Squamata, Rhynchocephalia, and Proterosauria. British Museum (Natural History), London
  • R. Lydekker. 1889. Notes on new and other dinosaurian remains. Geological Magazine, decade 3 6(8):352-356
  • M. J. Benton and P. S. Spencer. 1995. Fossil Reptiles of Great Britain. Chapman & Hall, London