Nodosaurus

Release Version: Base Game

Classification

DietHerbivore
HabitatTerrestrial
EraLate Cretaceous
FamilyNodosauridae
GenusNodosaurus
Bio GroupArmored Herbivore

Size

Height (m)2
Length (m)8
Weight (kg)2,500

Rating

Base Appeal42
Appeal (Per $1MM)125.4
Appeal (Per Hectare)194.4
Base AppealAppeal (Per $1MM)Appeal (Per Hectare)
Nodosaurus
Median

Stats

Lifespan46 - 71
Resilience16
Attack50
Defence42
Medical Dart Resistance76
Sedative Resistance76
Poison Resistance100

Environmental Needs

Comfort threshold55%
Grassland (m2)280052%
Forest (m2)260048%
Preferred PaleobotanyPaw PawPaw Paw
MossesMosses
HorsetailsHorsetails
Harmful PaleobotanyConifersConifers
Tree FernsTree Ferns
GinkgoGinkgo

Cohabitation Preferences

Social Group1 - 4
Ideal Population0 - 7

Unlock requirements

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

Dig SitesFossil QualityFossil QuantityLocationsDurationCost
Peay Sandstone Member13North America | USA | Wyoming02:00$90,000
210
37

Incubation

Duration03:39 - 04:03
Cost335,000

Disease

ImmuneCampylobacter
SusceptibleCryptosporidiosis

Description

Nodosaurus was a type of anklyosaurian (or armored) dinosaur that lived in North America. Its name means 'knobbed lizard' from the bony knobs on the armored plates of its back. It was one of the first of this type of dinosaurs to be found in North America. So far only a partial skeleton has been recovered for this genus.

Discovery

Nodosaurus was found on the Frontier Formation in Wyoming, USA. So far, only a single incomplete skeleton has been found.

Paleoecology

Little is known about the ecology of the Frontier Formation.

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