Alectrosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Inner Mongolia (China), Navoiy Region (Uzbekistan) and Ömnögovi (Mongolia).

Quick facts about Alectrosaurus:

  • Existed from Cenomanian Age to Upper Cretaceous Epoch
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 22 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Alectrosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. J. Currie and D. A. Eberth. 1993. Palaeontology, sedimentology and palaeoecology of the Iren Dabasu Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China. Cretaceous Research 14:127-144
  • L. A. Nessov. 1982. Drevneishie mlekopitaiushchie SSSR [Ancient mammals of the USSR]. Palyentologicheskogo Obshchyestva 25:228-243
  • A. K. Rozhdestvensky. 1964. Novye dannye o mestonakhozhdeniyakh dinozavrov na territorii Kazakhstana i Srednei Azii [New data on occurrences of dinosaurs in Kazakhstan and Central Asia]. Tashkentskii Gosudarstvennyi Universitet, Nauchnye Trudy: Geologiya [Tashkent State University, Scientific Publications: Geology] 234:227-241