Patagosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited South America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Argentina.

Quick facts about Patagosaurus:

  • Existed from 166.1 million years ago to 163.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 4 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Patagosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. F. Bonaparte. 1979. Dinosaurs: a Jurassic assemblage from Patagonia. Science 205:1377-1378
  • O. W. M. Rauhut. 2005. Osteology and relationships of a new theropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Patagonia. Palaeontology 48(1):87-110
  • O. W. M. Rauhut. 2003. A dentary of Patagosaurus (Sauropoda) from the Middle Jurassic of Patagonia. Ameghiniana 40(3):425-432