Hoplitosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Colorado and Nebraska.

Quick facts about Hoplitosaurus:

  • Existed from 129.4 million years ago to 125 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Hoplitosaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Hoplitosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • N. M. Bodily. 1970. An armored dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of Utah. Brigham Young University Geology Studies 16(3):35-60
  • F. A. Lucas. 1901. A new dinosaur, Stegosaurus marshi, from the Lower Cretaceous of South Dakota. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 23(1224):591-592