Coelurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Colorado, Colorado and Maryland.

Quick facts about Coelurus:

  • Existed from Upper Jurassic Epoch to 112.03 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 11 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Coelurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • O. C. Marsh. 1888. Notice of a new genus of Sauropoda and other new dinosaurs from the Potomac Formation. American Journal of Science 35:89-94
  • H. Galiano and R. Albersdörfer. 2010. A New Basal Diplodocoid Species, Amphicoelias brontodiplodocus from the Morrison Formation, Big Horn Basin, Wyoming, with Taxonomic Reevaluation of Diplodocus, Apatosaurus, Barosaurus and Other Genera. Dinosauria International (Ten Sleep, WY) Report for September 2010
  • W. L. Stokes. 1944. Jurassic dinosaurs from Emery County, Utah. Proceedings of the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 21:11