Thespesius was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as South Dakota.

Quick facts about Thespesius:

  • Existed from Maastrichtian Age to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Thespesius was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. Leidy. 1860. Extinct vertebrates from the Judith River and Great Lignite Formations of Nebraska. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 11:139-154