Sauroplites was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Inner Mongolia (China).

Quick facts about Sauroplites:

  • Existed from Sinemurian Age to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a desert environment
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 672 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Sauroplites was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • C.-C. Young. 1932. On some new dinosaurs from western Suiyuan, Inner Mongolia. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 11:259-266