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Spinops

Spinops sternbergorum (Greek for "spined face"); pronounced SPY-nops lived in Woodlands of North America in late Cretaceous (80-75 million years ago). It was 3 meters long and ate plants. It had single horn on snout and a spiked neck frill.

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Spinops is known from the holotype NHMUK R16307, a partial parietal bone, preserving most of the midline bar. Referred material include NHMUK R16308, a partial parietal bone, partial dentary and unidentifiable limb fragments, NHMUK R16306, an incomplete skull, preserving only the dorsal portion of the skull, and NHMUK R16309, a partial right squamosal.

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