Lukousaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Yunnan (China).

Quick facts about Lukousaurus:

  • Existed from 201.3 million years ago to 190.8 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • 4 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Lukousaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. N. Bien. 1940. Discovery of Triassic saurischian and primitive mammalian remains at Lufeng, Yunnan. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 20(3/4):225-234
  • C.-C. Young. 1948. Further notes on Gyposaurus sinensis Young. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 28(1-2):91-103
  • D. J. Simmons. 1965. The non-therapsid reptiles of the Lufeng Basin, Yunnan, China. Fieldiana: Geology 15(1):1-93