Erketu was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Dornogovi (Mongolia) and Shandong (China).

Quick facts about Erketu:

  • Existed from 100.5 million years ago to Campanian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Erketu was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • H. C. T'an. 1923. New research on the Mesozoic and early Tertiary geology in Shantung. Geological Survey of China Bulletin 5:95-135
  • D. Ksepka. 2004. A sauropod from Bur Gove, Mongolia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(3, suppl.):81A