Skeletal and dermal armor reconstruction of Euoplocephalus tutus (Ornithischia: Ankylosauridae) from the Late Cretaceous Oldman Formation of Alberta

@article{Carpenter1982SkeletalAD,
  title={Skeletal and dermal armor reconstruction of Euoplocephalus tutus (Ornithischia: Ankylosauridae) from the Late Cretaceous Oldman Formation of Alberta},
  author={K. Carpenter},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences},
  year={1982},
  volume={19},
  pages={689-697}
}
  • K. Carpenter
  • Published 1982
  • Geology
  • Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences
  • Previously life reconstructions of ankylosaurid dinosaurs are incorrect in that they show uniformly shaped keeled plates arranged in neat longitudinal and transverse rows, and large spines projecting laterally from the flanks of the body. Articulated armor of Euoplocephalus tutus (previously described as the types "Scolosaurus cutleri" Nopsca and "Dyoplosaurus acutosquameus" Parks) from the Late Cretaceous Oldman Formation shows that armor shape and size varied considerably along neck, back… CONTINUE READING
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