Acantholipan

Name: Acantholipan ‭(‬Spine of the Gray People‭)‬.
Phonetic: Ah-kan-fo-li-pan.
Named By: Héctor Eduardo Rivera-Sylva,‭ ‬Eberhard Frey,‭ ‬Wolfgang Stinnesbeck,‭ ‬Gerardo Carbot-Chanona,‭ ‬Iván Erick Sanchez-Uribe‭ & ‬José Rubén Guzmán-Gutiárrez‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Nodosauridae.
Species: A.‭ ‬gonzalezi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Mexico.
Time period: Santonian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial skeletal remains.

       Acantholipan is a genus of nodosaurid dinosaur that lived in‭ ‬North America during the late Cretaceous.‭ ‬Acantholipan is the first dinosaur of its kind discovered in Mexico.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Paleodiversity of Late Cretaceous Ankylosauria from Mexico and their phylogenetic significance.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Swiss Journal of Palaeontology.‭ ‬137‭ (‬1‭)‬:‭ ‬83‭–‬93.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Héctor Eduardo Rivera-Sylva,‭ ‬Eberhard Frey,‭ ‬Wolfgang Stinnesbeck,‭ ‬Gerardo Carbot-Chanona,‭ ‬Iván Erick Sanchez-Uribe‭ & ‬José Rubén Guzmán-Gutiárrez‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.



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