Panoplosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as New Mexico, Alberta (Canada) and Montana.

Quick facts about Panoplosaurus:

  • Existed from 83.5 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 6 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Panoplosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. E. Storer. 1993. Additions to the mammalian paleofauna of Saskatchewan. Modern Geology 18(4):475-487
  • E. Douglass. 1902. Dinosaurs in the Fort Pierre Shales and underlying beds in Montana. Science 15(366):31-32
  • L. M. Lambe. 1919. Description of a new genus and species (Panoplosaurus mirus) of an armoured dinosaur from the Belly River Beds of Alberta. Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, series 3 13:39-50