Staurikosaurus 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 Staurikosaurus:

  • Existed from 237 million years ago to 228 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Staurikosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • E. H. Colbert. 1970. A saurischian dinosaur from the Triassic of Brazil. American Museum Novitates 2405:1-39