Thecodontosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Triassic period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Bavaria (Germany), England (United Kingdom) and Matabeleland North (Zimbabwe).

Quick facts about Thecodontosaurus:

  • Existed from 247.2 million years ago to Sinemurian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • 14 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Thecodontosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. M. MacGregor. 1929. Fossil reptilian remains from Glen Curragh Farm, Nyamandhlovu District. Proceedings of the Rhodesia Scientific Association 29:6-7
  • F. v. Huene. 1902. Übersicht über die Reptilien der Trias [Review of the Reptilia of the Triassic]. Geologische und Paläontologische Abhandlungen (Neue Serie). Gustav Fischer Verlag, Jena 6:1-84
  • W. Buckland. 1824. Reliquiæ Diluvianæ; or, Observations on the Organic Remains Contained in Caves, Fissures, and Diluvial Gravel, and on Other Geological Phenomena, Attesting the Action of an Universal Deluge. Second Edition. John Murray, London