Oxalaia was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited South America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Maranhão (Brazil).

Quick facts about Oxalaia:

  • Existed from 105.3 million years ago to Turonian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Oxalaia was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. A. Medeiros and C. L. Schultz. 2002. A fauna dinossauriana da "Laje do Coringa", Cretáceo Médio do nordeste do Brasil [The dinosaurian fauna of "Laje do Coringa", middle Cretaceous of northeastern Brazil]. Arquivos do Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro 60(3):155-162