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

Quick facts about Scolosaurus:

  • Existed from 83.6 million years ago to 70.6 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 Scolosaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Scolosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. Penkalski and W. T. Blows. 2013. Scolosaurus cutleri (Ornithischia: Ankylosauria) from the Upper Cretaceous Dinosaur Park Formation of Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 50(2):171-182
  • C. W. Gilmore. 1917. Brachyceratops, a ceratopsian dinosaur from the Two Medicine Formation of Montana, with notes on associated fossil reptiles. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 103:1-45
  • V. M. Arbour and P. J. Currie. 2013. Euoplocephalus tutus and the diversity of ankylosaurid dinosaurs in the Late Cretaceous of Alberta, Canada, and Montana, USA. PLoS ONE 8(5):e62421:1.-39