Paronychodon was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Utah, Coahuila (Mexico) and Montana.

Quick facts about Paronychodon:

  • Existed from Kimmeridgian Age to Cretaceous Period
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 107 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Paronychodon was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. D. Archibald and W. A. Clemens. 1984. Mammal evolution near the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary. In W. A. Berggren, J. A. Van Couvering (eds.), Catastrophes and Earth History: The New Uniformitarianism
  • D. B. Brinkman. 1990. Paleontology of the Judith River Formation (Campanian) of Dinosaur National Park, Alberta, Canada: evidence from vertebrate microfossil locality. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 78:37-54
  • V. Codrea and M. Vremir. 2010. More than just Nopcsa's Transylvanian dinosaurs: A look outside the Hateg Basin. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 293:391-405