Spinostropheus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Tahoua (Niger) and Niger.

Quick facts about Spinostropheus:

  • Existed from 145 million years ago to 93.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Spinostropheus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. F. d. Lapparent. 1953. Gisements de Dinosauriens dans le "Continental intercalaire" d'In Abangarit (Sahara méridional) [Dinosaur localities in the "Continental Intercalaire" of In Abangarit (southern Sahara)]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris 236:1905-1906
  • A. F. d. Lapparent. 1959. Les dinosauriens du Sahara central [The dinosaurs of the central Sahara]. Comptes Rendus de la Société Géologique de France 1959:87