Lourinhanosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Centro (Portugal).

Quick facts about Lourinhanosaurus:

  • Existed from 155.7 million years ago to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Lourinhanosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • O. Mateus. 1998. Lourinhanosaurus antunesi, a new Upper Jurassic allosauroid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from Lourinhã, Portugal. Memórias da Academia de Ciências de Lisboa 37:111-124
  • I. Mateus and H. Mateus. 1997. Couvée, oeufs et embryons d'un Dinosaure Théropode du Jurassique supérieur de Lourinhã (Portugal) [Nest, eggs and embryos of a theropod dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic of Lourinhã (Portugal)] . Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Sciences de la Terre et des Planètes 325:65-70