Kryptops was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Niger.

Quick facts about Kryptops:

  • Existed from 125 million years ago to 100.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Kryptops was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. C. Sereno and S. L. Brusatte. 2008. Basal abelisaurid and carcharodontosaurid theropods from the Lower Cretaceous Elrhaz Formation of Niger. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53(1):15-46