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Cedarpelta

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A skull and partial skeleton of this dinosaur have been found.

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Pronounced
see-dar-pel-tuh
Meaning of name
Cedar [Mountain Formation] shield
Length
  10m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(142 - 127 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria, Ankylosauridae, Cedarpelta
Named by
Carpenter, Kirkland, Burge and Bird (2001)
Type species
bilbeyhallorum