Dystrophaeus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Colorado.

Quick facts about Dystrophaeus:

  • Existed from 161.2 million years ago to Kimmeridgian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Dystrophaeus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • E. D. Cope. 1877. On a dinosaurian from the Trias of Utah. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 16:579-584