Panoplosaurus

Panoplosaurus

Pronunciation:
pan-op-loh-sore-us
Name meaning:
'fully-armoured lizard'
Panoplosaurus
armoured dinosaur silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
armoured dinosaur
Length:
7.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 79-75 million years ago
Found in:
Canada, USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria, Nodosauridae
Named by:
Lambe (1919)
Type species:
mirus

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