Tanycolagreus was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Utah and Wyoming.

Quick facts about Tanycolagreus:

  • Existed from 157.3 million years ago to Tithonian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 3 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Tanycolagreus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • K. Carpenter and C. Miles. 1998. Skull of a Jurassic ankylosaur (Dinosauria). Nature 393:782-783
  • W. L. Stokes. 1944. Jurassic dinosaurs from Emery County, Utah. Proceedings of the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 21:11
  • M. K. Jesup. 1898. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology. Annual Report of the President, Treasurer's Report, List of Accessions, Act of Incorporation, Constitution, By-Laws and List of Members for the Year 1897