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

Quick facts about Spinops:

  • Existed from 83.5 million years ago to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Spinops was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. A. Farke and M. J. Ryan. 2011. A new centrosaurine from the Late Cretaceous of Alberta, Canada, and the evolution of parietal ornamentation in horned dinosaurs. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 56(4):691-702