Lycorhinus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Lesotho, Free State (South Africa) and Free State (South Africa).

Quick facts about Lycorhinus:

  • Existed from 201.3 million years ago to 190.8 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 5 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Lycorhinus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • C. E. Gow. 1975. A new heterodontosaurid from the Redbeds of South Africa showing clear evidence of tooth replacement. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 57:335-339
  • R. Broom. 1912. On a new type of cynodont from the Stormberg. Annals of the South African Museum 7:334-336
  • C. E. Gow. 1990. A tooth-bearing maxilla referable to Lycorhinus angustidens Haughton, 1924 (Dinosauria, Ornithischia). Annals of the South African Museum 99(10):367-380