Dilophosaurus

Dilophosaurus
Release Version: Base Game

Classification

DietCarnivore
HabitatTerrestrial
EraEarly Jurassic
FamilyDilophosauridae
GenusDilophosaurus
Bio GroupSmall Carnivore

Size

Height (m)2
Length (m)3
Weight (kg)400

Rating

Base Appeal46
Appeal (Per $1MM)145.1
Appeal (Per Hectare)152.6
Base AppealAppeal (Per $1MM)Appeal (Per Hectare)
Dilophosaurus
Median

Stats

Lifespan44 - 74
Resilience74
Attack47
Defence15
Medical Dart Resistance60
Sedative Resistance60
Poison Resistance150

Environmental Needs

Comfort threshold70%
Grassland (m2)980050%
Forest (m2)980050%

Cohabitation Preferences

Social Group1 - 12
Ideal Population0 - 22

Unlock requirements

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

Dig SitesFossil QualityFossil QuantityLocationsDurationCost
Ziliujing Formation1Asia | China | Dashanpu02:00$105,000
★★5
★★★3
Lower Lufeng Series★★5Asia | China | Yunnan02:00$90,000
★★★4
2

Incubation

Duration03:09 - 03:30
Cost317,000

Disease

ImmuneBracken Poisoning
SusceptibleHookworms

Description

Dilophosaurus was one of the larger theropod predators of the Jurassic era. Its name means 'double-crested lizard' in reference to the two crests upon its skull. As an early predator it lacked forward-facing eyes, so would likely have relied on scent rather than vision for hunting.

Discovery

The first Dilophosaurus specimens were discovered in the Kayenta Formation in Arizona, USA in 1942. So far only one confirmed species has been found.

Paleoecology

The Kayenta Formation was once a silt-rich river basin with slow-moving water. It supported abundant animal and plant life.

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