Cetiosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa and Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Lower Normandy (France), Fès-Meknès (Morocco) and Valencian Community (Spain).

Quick facts about Cetiosaurus:

  • Existed from Callovian Age to 122.46 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 5 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Cetiosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. D. Jones. 1970. Cetiosaurus oxoniensis, Phillips J. A middle Jurassic sauropod from Rutland, England. Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society 64:144-150
  • 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
  • E. P. Freeman. 1976. Mammal teeth from the Forest Marble (Middle Jurassic) of Oxfordshire, England. Science 194(4269):1053-1055