Limusaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Xinjiang (China).

Quick facts about Limusaurus:

  • Existed from 163.5 million years ago to 157.3 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 3 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Limusaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • X. Xu and J. M. Clark. 2006. A basal tyrannosauroid dinosaur from the Late Jurassic of China. Nature 439:715-718
  • X. Xu and J. M. Clark. 2009. A Jurassic ceratosaur from China helps clarify avian digital homologies. Nature 459(7249):940-944
  • D. A. Eberth and X. Xu. 2010. Dinosaur death pits from the Jurassic of China. Palaios 25:112-125