Spondylosoma was a carnivore. It lived in the Triassic period and inhabited South America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil).

Quick facts about Spondylosoma:

  • Existed from Ladinian Age to 237 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • 3 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Spondylosoma was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • F. v. Huene. 1933. Auffindung und Behandlung eines fossilen Saurierskeletts [Discovery and treatment of a fossil saurian skeleton]. Aus der Heimat: Naturwissenschaftliche Monatsschrift des Deutschen Lehrervereins für Naturkunde 46(5):129-135
  • F. v. Huene. 1935. Lieferung 1. Anomodontia [Part 1. Anomodontia]. Die Fossilen Reptilien des Südamerikanischen Gondwanalandes. Ergebnisse der Sauriergrabungen in Südbrasilien 1928/29 [The Fossil Reptiles of South American Gondwanaland. Results of the Dinosaur Expeditions in southern Brazil 1928/29]. C. H. Beck'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, München
  • F. v. Huene. 1942. Lieferungen 3/4. Pseudosuchia, Saurischia, Rhynchosauridae und Schlussabschnitt [Parts 3/4. Pseudosuchia, Saurischia, Rhynchosauridae, and Conclusions]. Die Fossilen Reptilien des Südamerikanischen Gondwanalandes. Ergebnisse der Sauriergrabungen in Südbrasilien 1928/29 [The Fossil Reptiles of South American Gondwanaland. Results of the Dinosaur Expeditions in southern Brazil 1928/29]. C. H. Beck'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, München