Teratophoneus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Utah.

Quick facts about Teratophoneus:

  • Existed from 83.5 million years ago to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Teratophoneus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • T. D. Carr and T. E. Williamson. 2011. Evidence for high taxonomic and morphologic tyrannosauroid diversity in the Late Cretaceous (Late Campanian) of the American Southwest and a new short-skulled tyrannosaurid from the Kaiparowits Formation of Utah. Naturwissenschaften 98(3):241-246
  • M. A. Loewen and R. B. Irmis. 2013. Tyrant dinosaur evolution tracks the rise and fall of Late Cretaceous oceans. PLoS ONE 8(11):e79420