Supersaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Wyoming, Colorado and Área Metropolitana de Lisboa (Portugal).

Quick facts about Supersaurus:

  • Existed from Kimmeridgian Age to Tithonian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 6 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Supersaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • Anonymous. 1973. The Great Dinosaur DIscovery
  • P. Dantas and J. L. Sanz. 1998. Lourinhasaurus n. gen. Novo dinossáurio saurópode do Juássico superior (Kimeridgiano superior-Titoniano inferior) de Portugal [Lourinhasaurus n. gen. New sauropod dinosaur from the Upper Jurassic (upper Kimmeridgian-lower Tithonian) of Portugal]. Actas do V Congresso Nacional de Geologia (Resumos Alargados). Comunicações del Instituto Geológico e Mineiro 84(1):A91-A94
  • H. J. Armstrong and W. R. Averett. 1987. Mid-Mesozoic paleontology of the Rabbit Valley area, western Colorado. In W. R. Averett (ed.), Paleontology and Geology of the Dinosaur Triangle: Guidebook for 1987 Field Trip. Museum of Western Colorado, Grand Junction