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

Quick facts about Laosaurus:

  • Existed from 237 million years ago to Cretaceous Period
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2974 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Laosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • O. C. Marsh. 1881. Discovery of a fossil bird in the Jurassic of Wyoming. American Journal of Science 31:341-342
  • O. C. Marsh. 1879. Notice of new Jurassic reptiles. American Journal of Science and Arts 18:501-505
  • P. Dodson and A. K. Behrensmeyer. 1980. Taphonomy and paleoecology of Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation. Paleobiology 6:208-232