Lourinhasaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alentejo (Portugal) and Centro (Portugal).

Quick facts about Lourinhasaurus:

  • Existed from Kimmeridgian Age to Cenomanian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 12 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Lourinhasaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. F. d. Lapparent and G. Zbyszewski. 1951. Découverte d'une riche faune de Reptiles Dinosauriens dans le Jurassique supérieur du Portugal [Discovery of a rich fauna of dinosaurian reptiles in the Upper Jurassic of Portugal]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris 233:1125-1127
  • G. Zbyszewski. 1946. Les ossements d'Omosaurus découverts près de Baleal (Peniche) [THe bones of Omosaurus found near Baleal (Peniche)]. Comunicações dos Serviços Geológicos de Portugal 27:135-144
  • H.-E. Sauvage. 1895. Les dinosauriens du terrain jurassique supérieur du Boulonnais [The dinosaurs from the Upper Jurassic terrain of the Boulonnais]. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 3e série 22:465-470