Ceratonykus was a omnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Bayankhongor (Mongolia).

Quick facts about Ceratonykus:

  • Existed from 83.5 million years ago to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a desert
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Ceratonykus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • V. R. Alifanov and R. Barsbold. 2009. Ceratonykus oculatus gen. et sp. nov., a new dinosaur (? Theropoda, Alvarezsauria) from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia. Paleontological Journal 43(1):94-106