Prosaurolophus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada), Saskatchewan (Canada) and Montana.

Quick facts about Prosaurolophus:

  • Existed from 85.8 million years ago to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 14 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Prosaurolophus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • L. M. Lambe. 1915. Report of the vertebrate palaeontologist. Summary report of the Geological Survey Department of Mines for the Calendar Year 1914 1503:116-121
  • B. Brown. 1916. A new crested trachodont dinosaur, Prosaurolophus maximus. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 35(37):701-708
  • D. J. Varricchio. 1993. Taphonomy of Jack's Birthday site, a diverse dinosaur bone bed. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 13(3, suppl.):61A