Marshosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Utah and Colorado.

Quick facts about Marshosaurus:

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

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

Marshosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. A. Jensen and J. H. Ostrom. 1977. A second Jurassic pterosaur from North America. Journal of Paleontology 51(4):867-870
  • W. L. Stokes. 1945. A new quarry for Jurassic dinosaurs. Science 101(2614):115-117
  • J. S. McIntosh. 1981. Annotated catalogue of the dinosaur (Reptilia, Archosauria) in the collections of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 18:1-67