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

Quick facts about Piatnitzkysaurus:

  • Existed from 166.1 million years ago to 163.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Piatnitzkysaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. F. Bonaparte. 1979. Dinosaurs: a Jurassic assemblage from Patagonia. Science 205:1377-1378