Colepiocephale

Name: Colepiocephale ‭(‬Knucklehead‭)‬.
Phonetic: Col-e-pe-o-sef-a-ley.
Named By: R.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Sullivan‭ ‬-‭ ‬2003.
Synonyms: Stegoceras lambei.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Pachycephalosauria,‭ ‬Pachycephalosauridae.
Species: C.‭ ‬lambei‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Roughly estimated at about‭ ‬1‭ ‬meter long.
Known locations: Canada,‭ ‬Alberta‭ ‬-‭ ‬Foremost Formation.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull dome.

       First named as a species of Stegoceras,‭ ‬Colepiocephale appears to have been a small genus of pachycephalosaur dinosaur that lived in Canada during the late Cretaceous.‭ ‬Unfortunately Colepiocephale is still only known from a partial skull dome,‭ ‬so the exact size of the living dinosaur is still unknown,‭ ‬but estimated to be around the one meter mark.


Further reading
Revision of the dinosaur Stegoceras Lambe‭ (‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Pachycephalosauridae‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬23:‭ ‬181‭–‬207‭ ‬-‭ ‬R.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Sullivan‭ ‬-‭ ‬2003.



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