Torvosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Europe and North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Colorado, Colorado and Wyoming.

Quick facts about Torvosaurus:

  • Existed from Upper Jurassic Epoch to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a quarry
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 18 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Torvosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. R. Fiorillo. 1998. Bone modification features on sauropod remains (Dinosauria) from the Freezeout Hills Quarry N (Morrison Formation) of southeastern Wyoming and their contribution to fine-scale paleoenvironmental interpretation. Modern Geology 23(1-4):111-126
  • K. Carpenter. 1998. Vertebrate biostratigraphy of the Morrison Formation near Cañon City, Colorado. Modern Geology 23:407-426
  • A. F. d.e. Lapparent and G. Zbyszewski. 1957. Les dinosauriens du Portugal [The dinosaurs of Portugal]. Mémoires des Services Géologiques du Portugal, nouvelle série 2:1-63