Halticosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Triassic period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Nova Scotia (Canada), Thuringia (Germany) and Grand Est (France).

Quick facts about Halticosaurus:

  • Existed from 228 million years ago to 208.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a predation
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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Halticosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • O. Jaekel. 1910. Die Fussstellung und Lebensweise der grossen Dinosaurier [The foot posture and way of life of the large dinosaurs]. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 62:270-277
  • R. L. Carroll and E. S. Belt. 1972. In D. J. Glass (ed.), Guidebook: Excursion A59. Vertebrate Palaeontology of Eastern Canada
  • E. Fraas. 1907. Aetosaurus crassicauda n. sp. nebst Beobachtungen über das Becken der Aetosaurier [Aetosaurus crassicauda n. sp. together with observations on the pelvis of aetosaurs]. Mitteilungen aus dem Königlichen Naturalien-Kabinett zu Stuttgart 42:101-109