Nemegtosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as South Gobi (Mongolia), Xinjiang (China) and Tochigi (Japan).

Quick facts about Nemegtosaurus:

  • Existed from 89.3 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 3 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Nemegtosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • Z. Kielan-Jaworowska. 1966. Third (1965) Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition to the Gobi Desert and western Mongolia. Bulletin de l'Académie Polonaise des Sciences, Cl. II 14(4):249-252
  • Z. Dong. 1977. On the dinosaurian remains from Turpan, Xinjiang. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 15(1):59-66
  • M. Matsukawa and I. Obata. 1994. Dinosaurs and sedimentary environments in the Japanese Cretaceous: a contribution to dinosaur facies in Asia based on molluscan palaeontology and stratigraphy. Cretaceous Research 15(1):101-125