Kritosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada), New Mexico and Montana.

Quick facts about Kritosaurus:

  • Existed from 85.8 million years ago to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 28 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Kritosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. K. Jesup. 1905. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology. Annual Report of the President, Treasurer's Report, List of Accessions, Act of Incorporation, Contract with the Department of Parks, Constitution, By-Laws and List of Members for the Year 1904
  • J. G. Armstrong-Ziegler. 1978. An aniliid snake and associated vertebrates from the Campanian of New Mexico. Journal of Paleontology 52(2):480-483
  • S. G. Lucas and N. J. Mateer. 1987. Dinosaurs, the age of the Fruitland and Kirtland Formations, and the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary in the San Juan Basin, New Mexico. J. E. Fassett and J. K. Rigby, Jr. (eds.), The Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in the San Juan and Raton Basins, New Mexico and Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 209:35-50