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

Quick facts about Fruitadens:

  • Existed from 163.5 million years ago to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 4 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Fruitadens was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • G. Callison. 1987. Fruita: a place for wee fossils. In W. R. Averett (ed.), Paleontology and Geology of the Dinosaur Triangle: Guidebook for 1987 Field Trip. Museum of Western Colorado, Grand Junction
  • Anonymous. 1977. The Fruita Paleontological Report
  • B. M. Davis and R. L. Cifelli. 2018. A Preliminary Report of the Fossil Mammals From a New Microvertebrate Locality in the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation, Grand County, Utah. Geology of the Intermountain West 5:1-8