Stegoceras was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada), New Mexico and Saskatchewan (Canada).

Quick facts about Stegoceras:

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

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

Stegoceras was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. M. Sullivan and S. G. Lucas. 2006. The pachycephalosaurid dinosaur Stegoceras validum from the Upper Cretaceous Fruitland Formation, San Juan Basin, New Mexico. In S. G. Lucas and R. M. Sullivan (eds.), Late Cretaceous Vertebrates from the Western Interior. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 35:329-330
  • W. P. Coombs. 1978. The families of the ornithischian dinosaur order Ankylosauria. Palaeontology 21(1):143-170
  • M. Montellano. 1992. Mammalian fauna of the Judith River Formation (Late Cretaceous, Judithian), northcentral Montana. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 136:1-115