About Hylonomus

Hylonomus in considered by many scientists to be the first reptile. Hylonomus, like other reptiles, probably evolved from amphibians. Its thick-scaled skin and hard-shelled eggs allowed Hylonomus to live in much dryer conditions than could amphibians. Hylonomus fossils are often found in the bottom of very old fossilized tree stumps. It is believed that they may have hibernated in the tree stumps, or that they fell into the hollow trees while looking for food and became trapped.
What is this dinosaur’s name?
How do I pronounce Hylonomus?
What does the name Hylonomus mean?
Forest Mouse
How long was Hylonomus?
0.60 feet 0.20 meters
How heavy was Hylonomus?
0.00 pounds 0.00 kilograms
What dinosaur class was Hylonomus assigned to?
What did Hylonomus eat?
Small animals, insects
How many years ago did Hylonomus live?
300,000,000 Years Ago
In what period did Hylonomus live?
Late Carboniferous
Where did Hylonomus live?
North America
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Hylonomus's Time

Years Ago

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Hylonomus's size

0 kg
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