Styracosaurus

Release Version: Base Game

Classification

DietHerbivore
HabitatTerrestrial
EraLate Cretaceous
FamilyCeratopsidae
GenusStyracosaurus
Bio GroupArmored Herbivore

Size

Height (m)1.5
Length (m)5.1
Weight (kg)1,800

Rating

Base Appeal62
Appeal (Per $1MM)275.6
Appeal (Per Hectare)298.1
Base Dominance59
Base AppealAppeal (Per $1MM)Appeal (Per Hectare)Base Dominance
Styracosaurus
Median

Stats

Lifespan36 - 72
Resilience130
Attack40
Defence19
Medical Dart Resistance106
Sedative Resistance90
Poison Resistance100

Security

Security Rating3
ThreatRanger Team
Dinosaur Send / SummonYes

Environmental Needs

Comfort50% , 70% , 90%
Forest (m2)190048%
Water (m2)2005%
Ground Fiber (m2)190048%

Cohabitation Preferences

Social Group2 - 3
Ideal Population1 - 16
Area Need Growth+20%
Likes
Liked By
Dislikes
Disliked By
Neutral
None
Fight
Hunt
Pack Hunt
Socialize

Behaviors are scripted in game files but are not guaranteed to happen. Dominance, territory, and traits determine whether they would actually fight.

Unlock requirements

Unlocked by retrieving the fossil from one of the following dig sites:

Dig SitesLocationsFossilsRequirements (Logistics)DurationCost
Dinosaur Park Formation BNorth AmericaCanadaAlberta
fossil_ceratopsia_commonx1
fossil_ceratopsia_uncommonx1
504:00$200,000
Laramie FormationNorth AmericaUSAColorado
fossil_ceratopsia_commonx2
fossil_ceratopsia_uncommonx2
fossil_ceratopsia_rarex2
504:00$340,000

Synthesis

Eggs2 - 6
Requirements (Genetics)5
Scientists (Max)3
Duration00:50
Cost$100,000

Incubation

Requirements (Welfare)5
Scientists (Max)3
Duration02:30
Cost$200,000

Genome Trait Chances

Genetic Mods (Max)5
Sociability25%Social
Habituation9%Docile
Aggression25%Aggressive
Nocturnal4%Nocturnal

Disease

ImmuneNone
SusceptibleHookworms

Description

Measuring 5.1m in length and weighing almost 2 tons, Styracosaurus is a large herbivorous dinosaur that lived in the Cretaceous Period. Styracosaurus is from the ceratopsian family of dinosaurs, with a single horn protruding from its snout and a large neck frill featuring lengthy spines that give it its name, which translates into ‘Spiked Lizard’.

Discovery

Styracosaurus fossils were first discovered in 1913 by C.M. Sternberg in Alberta, Canada, on a site that is now known as the Dinosaur Park formation. Further remains, including a nearly complete skeleton, were found close to the location of the original discovery by Barnum Brown two years later.

Paleoecology

Experts believe that Styracosaurus lived in groups on the coastal rivers and floodplains of what is now Canada, around 70-75 million years ago. This dinosaur was one of many genera to roam the area, along with Centrosaurus, Parasaurolophus and Gorgosaurus.

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