Pelorosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as England (United Kingdom), England (United Kingdom) and Upper Normandy (France).

Quick facts about Pelorosaurus:

  • Existed from 150.8 million years ago to 109 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 Pelorosaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Pelorosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • G. A. Mantell. 1851. Petrifactions and Their Teachings; or, a Hand-Book to the Gallery of Organic Remains of the British Museum. Henry G. Bohn, London
  • G. Cuny and E. Buffetaut. 1991. Nouveaux restes de Vertébrés du Jurassique terminal du Boulonnais (Nord de la France) [New vertebrate remains from the latest Jurassic of the Boulonnais (northern France)]. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen 180(3):323-347
  • W. Keeping. 1883. The Fossils and Palaeontological Affinities of the Neocomian Deposits of Upware and Brickhill (Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire)