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meaning: "Knob headed lizard"
Named By: Sullivan in 1999
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, Campanian
Location: USA, New Mexico - Kirtland Formation
Size: Uncertain due to incomplete fossil remains
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Initially only a partial skull, further partial remains have been attributed to the genus
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Ankylosauridae | Ankylosaurinae |

Nodocephalosaurus is a genus of herbivorous ankylosaurine ankylosaurid dinosaur from Upper Cretaceous (late Campanian stage) deposits of San Juan Basin, New Mexico. The holotype was recovered from the Late Campanian De-na-zin Member of the Kirtland Formation and consists of an incomplete skull. Nodocephalosaurus (Greek nodus = knob, kephale = head and sauros = lizard) is a monotypic genus, including only the type species, Nodocephalosaurus kirtlandensis. Dinosaurs like Nodocephalosaurus resembled Asian forms, and may be evidence for Asian dinosaurs migrating to North America in the Late Cretaceous.

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