Dracopelta was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic/Cretaceous period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Área Metropolitana de Lisboa (Portugal).

Quick facts about Dracopelta:

  • Existed from Tithonian Age to 145 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 Dracopelta illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Dracopelta was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. M. Galton. 1980. Partial skeleton of Dracopelta zbyszewskii n. gen. and n. sp., an ankylosaurian dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic of Portugal. Géobios 13(3):451-457