Cetiosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa and Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Morocco, Grand Est (France) and England (United Kingdom).

Quick facts about Cetiosaurus:

  • Existed from Middle Jurassic Epoch to 122.46 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 30 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Cetiosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. Platt. 1758. An Account of the fossile Thigh-bone of a large Animal, dug up at Stonesfield, near Woodstock, in Oxfordshire. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 50(68):524-527
  • J. Phillips. 1871. Geology of Oxford and the Valley of the Thames. Clarendon Press, Oxford
  • S. J. Metcalf and R. J. Walker. 1994. A new Bathonian microvertebrate locality in the English Midlands. In the Shadow of the Dinosaurs: Early Mesozoic Tetrapods, edited by N. C. Fraser and H.-D. Sues. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge