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meaning: "Cedar shield - after the Cedar Mountain Formation"
Named By: K. Carpenter, J. I. Kirkland, D. Birge & J. Bird in 2001
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, 116-109 Ma
Location: USA, Utah - Cedar Mountain Formation, Mussentuchit Member
Size: Unknown due to lack of remains, but skull is roughly estimated to have been about 60 centimetres long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Two partial skulls, one disarticulated. Possible post cranial remains as well
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Thyreophora | Ankylosauria | Ankylosauridae |

Cedarpelta is an extinct genus of herbivorous basal ankylosaurid ankylosaur, based on material recovered from the Lower Cretaceous of North America. The skull lacks extensive cranial ornamentation, a trait which has been interpreted as plesiomorphic for ankylosaurs.

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