Dacentrurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Valencian Community (Spain), Valencian Community (Spain) and Centro (Portugal).

Quick facts about Dacentrurus:

  • Existed from 163.5 million years ago to Barremian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 20 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Dacentrurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • G. Lennier. 1898. [Note on the discovery of a dinosaur at Octeville]. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 4:317-318
  • R. Owen. 1875. Monographs on the fossil Reptilia of the Mesozoic formations. Part II. (Genera Bothriospondylus, Cetiosaurus, Omosaurus). 29:15-93
  • P. M. Galton and G. Boiné. 1980. A stegosaurian dinosaur femur from the Kimmeridge Beds (Upper Jurassic) of the Cap de la Hève, Normandy. Bulletin trimestriel de la Société géologique de Normandie et Amis Muséum du Havre 17(4 (4e tr.)):31-35