Microvenator was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Wyoming and Montana.

Quick facts about Microvenator:

  • Existed from Aptian Age to Albian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a omnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 4 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Microvenator was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. H. Ostrom. 1970. Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of the Bighorn Basin area, Wyoming and Montana. Peabody Museum Bulletin 35:1-234
  • W. D. Maxwell. 1993. Neonate dinosaur remains and dinosaur eggshell from the Lower Cretaceous Cloverly Formation, Montana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 13(3, suppl.):49A
  • M. P. J. Oreska and M. T. Carrano. 2013. Vertebrate paleontology of the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous), I: faunal composition, biogeographic relationships, and sampling. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(2):264-292