Tornieria was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Lindi (Tanzania).

Quick facts about Tornieria:

  • Existed from 155.7 million years ago to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 7 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Tornieria was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • E. Fraas. 1908. Ostafrikanische Dinosaurier [East African dinosaurs]. Palaeontographica 55(61):105-144
  • E. Hennig. 1925. Kentrurosaurus aethiopicus. Die Stegosaurier-Funde vom Tendaguru, Deutsch-Ostafrika [Kentrurosaurus aethiopicus. The stegosaur discovery from Tendaguru, German East Africa]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 1(2):101-254
  • W. Janensch. 1935. Die Schädel der Sauropoden Brachiosaurus, Barosaurus und Dicraeosaurus aus den Tendaguru-schichten Deutsch-Ostafrikas [The skulls of the sauropods Brachiosaurus, Barosaurus and Dicraeosaurus from the Tendaguru Beds of German East Africa]. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII (1) 2(1):145-298