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

Quick facts about Pegomastax:

  • Existed from Hettangian Age to 199.3 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Pegomastax was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. P. Santa Luca and A. W. Crompton. 1976. A complete skeleton of the Late Triassic ornithischian Heterodontosaurus tucki. Nature 264(5574):324-328