Sinosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Triassic/Jurassic period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Yunnan (China) and Yunnan (China).

Quick facts about Sinosaurus:

  • Existed from 201.3 million years ago to Sinemurian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 12 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Sinosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • C.-C. Young. 1947. On Lufengosaurus magnus Young (sp. nov.) and additional finds of Lufengosaurus huenei Young. Palaeontologia Sinica, New Series C, Whole Series No. 132 12:1-53
  • B. Patterson and E. C. Olson. 1961. A triconodont mammal from the Triassic of Yunnan. In G. Vandebroek (ed.), International Colloquium on the Evolution of Lower and Non Specialized Mammals. Koninklijke Vlaamse Academir voor Wetenschappen, Letteren en Schone Kunsten can Belgie
  • C.-C. Young. 1966. On a new locality of the Lufengosaurus of Yunnan. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 10(1):64-67