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Acantholipan
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 83.6Ma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Family: Nodosauridae
Genus: Acantholipan
Rivera-Sylva et al, 2018
Type species
Acantholipan gonzalezi
Rivera-Sylva et al, 2018

Acantholipan was a large, armored, quadrupedal (it walked on four legs), tank-like dinosaur from Mexico.

Taxonomy

It includes one species, Acantholipan gonzalezi. The fossils were found in Coahuila, Mexico.

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