Styracosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada) and Montana.

Quick facts about Styracosaurus:

  • Existed from 83.5 million years ago to 70.6 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 10 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Styracosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • L. M. Lambe. 1913. A new genus and species of Ceratopsia from the Belly River Formation of Alberta. The Ottawa Naturalist 27(9):109-116
  • W. P. Wall and P. M. Galton. 1979. Notes on pachycephalosaurid dinosaurs (Reptilia: Ornithischia) from North America, with comments on their status as ornithopods. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 16:1176-1186
  • M. J. Ryan and R. Holmes. 2007. A revision of the late Campanian centrosaurine ceratopsid genus Styracosaurus from the Western Interior of North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(4):944-962