Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: a-kan-THOF-o-liss
- Translation: Spine Bearer
- Order: Ornithischia
- Suborder: Thyreophora
- Infraorder: Ankylosauria
- Family: Nodosauridae
- Height: 6 feet (1.8 meters)
- Length: 18 feet (5.5 meters)
- Period: Early-Late Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Fragmentary remains were discovered in England. Because its remainsare distributed among several museums, it is difficult now to form an accuratepicture of its appearance. Acanthopholis was one of the armored dinosaurs.The shoulders and neck of its slender body were armed with spikes. Possiblytoo fragmentary to base the genus on.