Glyptodontopelta was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as New Mexico.

Quick facts about Glyptodontopelta:

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

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

Glyptodontopelta was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • T. E. Williamson and T. D. Carr. 2003. A new genus of derived pachycephalosaurian from western North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(4):779-801
  • A. Weil and T. E. Williamson. 2004. The teiid lizard Peneteius discovered in the Upper Cretaceous Naashoibito Member of the Kirtland Formation, San Juan Basin, New Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(3, suppl.):127A
  • C. W. Gilmore. 1919. Reptilian faunas of the Torrejon, Puerco, and underlying Upper Cretaceous formations of San Juan County, New Mexico. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 119:1-68