Scipionyx was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Campania (Italy).

Quick facts about Scipionyx:

  • Existed from 112.03 million years ago to 109 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 Scipionyx illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Scipionyx was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • F. M. Dalla Vecchia. 1995. I dinosauri in Italia: stato delle conoscenze [Dinosaurs in Italy: state of knowledge]. Natura Nascosta 11:29-35