Prenocephale was a herbivore/omnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada), New Mexico and Ömnögovi (Mongolia).

Quick facts about Prenocephale:

  • Existed from 83.6 million years ago to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a desert
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 11 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Prenocephale was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • T. E. Williamson and T. D. Carr. 2003. A new genus of derived pachycephalosaurian from western North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(4):779-801
  • J. C. Mallon and D. C. Evans. 2015. First pachycephalosaurid (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Frenchman Formation (upper Maastrichtian) of Saskatchewan, Canada. Cretaceous Research 56:426-431
  • R. M. Sullivan. 2000. Prenocephale edmontonensis (Brown and Schlaikjer) new comb. and P. brevis (Lambe) new comb. (Dinosauria: Ornithischia: Pachycephalosauria) from the Upper Cretaceous of North America. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 17:177-190