Euhelopus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Liaoning (China), Shandong (China) and Xinjiang (China).

Quick facts about Euhelopus:

  • Existed from Lower Cretaceous Epoch to 100.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 5 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Euhelopus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • X. Xu and X.-L. Wang. 2000. A primitive ornithopod from the Early Cretaceous Yixian Formation of Liaoning. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 38(4):318-325
  • H. C. T'an. 1923. New research on the Mesozoic and early Tertiary geology in Shantung. Geological Survey of China Bulletin 5:95-135
  • D. A. Russell and Z. Zheng. 1990. The 1989 field season of the Dinosaur Project. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 28(4):322