Prosaurolophus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada), Saskatchewan (Canada) and Montana.

Quick facts about Prosaurolophus:

  • Existed from 85.8 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 12 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Prosaurolophus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • D. J. Varricchio. 1993. Taphonomy of Jack's Birthday site, a diverse dinosaur bone bed. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 13(3, suppl.):61A
  • D. J. Varricchio. 1992. Taphonomy and histology of the Upper Cretaceous theropod dinosaur Troodon formosus: life history implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 12(3, suppl.):57A
  • R. R. Rogers. 1991. Taphonomy of three dinosaur bone beds in the Upper Cretaceous Two Medicine Formation of Northwestern Monana: evidence for drought-related mortality. Palaios 5:394-413