Miragaia was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Área Metropolitana de Lisboa (Portugal).

Quick facts about Miragaia:

  • Existed from Kimmeridgian Age to Tithonian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Miragaia was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • O. Mateus and S. C. R. Maidment. 2009. A new long-necked 'sauropod-mimic' stegosaur and the evolution of the plated dinosaurs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276:1815-1821