Claosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Kansas, Montana and South Dakota.

Quick facts about Claosaurus:

  • Existed from 89.3 million years ago to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 3 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Claosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • G. R. Wieland. 1903. Note on the marine turtle Archelon. I. On the structure of the carapace, II. associated fossils. The American Journal of Science, series 4 15(87):211-216
  • E. Douglass. 1902. Dinosaurs in the Fort Pierre Shales and underlying beds in Montana. Science 15(366):31-32
  • O. C. Marsh. 1872. Notice of a new species of <i>Hadrosaurus</i>. American Journal of Science and Arts 3:301