Dinosaurs » A-Z Dinosaurs List » Zalmoxes Dinosaur


Zalmoxes belongs to the family of a euornithopod dinosaur that had been lived in the late Cretaceous period about 69 million years ago. It is believed that this herbivore species has been lived in the current Woodlands of central Europe.  Zalmoxes comes under the classification of Chordata, Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Ornithopoda and Rhabdodontidae.


Zalmoxes was a medium sized dinosaur which typically walked on two legs and had distinguishing Characteristics like Narrow beak; slightly pointed skull and three toed feet.  From the fossil skeleton it has been observed that the creature had triangular head featuring a pointed beak and a short neck. The dinosaur was 7 to 10 feet long, weighing approximately 500 pounds. Another species of Zalmoxes are found to be dwarf in size measuring 2 to 3 meters long and this structure was first explained by Nopcsa referring to an insular dwarfism.

Zalmoxes facts:
Name: Zalmoxes (named after an ancient European deity)


Size and Weight:

About 10 feet long and 500 pounds