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meaning: "Spiny scales"
Named By: Thomas Henry Huxley in 1867
Time Period: Early Cretaceous
Location: England, Kent - Cambridge Greensand
Size: Estimated between 3 and 5.5 meters long. Exact details are uncertain due to the fragmentary nature of fossils attributed to the genus
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Scattered and fragmentary fossils
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Ornithischia | Thyreophora | Ankylosauria | Nodosauridae |

Acanthopholis (meaning "spiny scales") is a genus of ankylosaurian dinosaur in the family Nodosauridae that lived during the Early Cretaceous Period of England.

Read more about Acanthopholis at Wikipedia
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