Sigilmassasaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Béchar (Algeria), Maranhão (Brazil) and Giza Governorate (Egypt).

Quick facts about Sigilmassasaurus:

  • Existed from 145 million years ago to Cretaceous Period
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 35 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Sigilmassasaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • E. Stromer. 1934. Ergebnisse der Forschungsreisen Prof. E. Stromers in den Wüsten Ägyptens. II. Wirbeltierreste der Baharîje-Stufe (unterstes Cenoman). 13. Dinosauria [Results of the expeditions of Professor E. Stromer in the Egyptian deserts. II. Vertebrate animal remains from the Baharîje bed (lowest Cenomanian). 13. Dinosauria]. Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Abteilung, Neue Folge 22:1-79
  • D. A. Russell. 1996. Isolated dinosaur bones from the Middle Cretaceous of the Tafilalt, Morocco. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, 4e série, section C 18(2-3):349-402
  • M. A. Medeiros and C. L. Schultz. 2002. A fauna dinossauriana da "Laje do Coringa", Cretáceo Médio do nordeste do Brasil [The dinosaurian fauna of "Laje do Coringa", middle Cretaceous of northeastern Brazil]. Arquivos do Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro 60(3):155-162