Spinophorosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Niger.

Quick facts about Spinophorosaurus:

  • Existed from 174.1 million years ago to 163.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Had a body mass of approximately 9597426 g
  • Fossil femurs are approximately 1215 mm long and wide
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Spinophorosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • K. Remes and F. Ortega. 2009. A new basal sauropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Niger and the early evolution of Sauropoda. PLoS One 4(9):e6924:1-13