|Named By:||Kenneth Carpenter, Jeff Bartlett, John Bird & Reese Barrick in 2008|
|Time Period:||Early Cretaceous-Late Cretaceous, 104.46-98.37 Ma|
|Location:||USA, Utah - Cedar Mountain Formation, Mussentuchit Member|
|Size:||Between 5 to 5.5 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||Partial skull and partial post cranial remains|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithoschia | Thyreophora | Ankylosauria | Nodosauridae | Polacanthinae ||
Peloroplites (from Greek pelor "monster", and hoplites, "armoured soldier") is a genus of nodosaurid armored dinosaur from Lower Cretaceous rocks of Utah. It is known from a partial skull and partial postcranial remains from the base of the Mussentuchit Member of the Cedar Mountain Formation, deposited during the Albian-Cenomanian boundary, about 104.46 to 98.37 million years ago, and was found in Emery County, Utah. It was named in 2008 by Kenneth Carpenter and colleagues.
Peloroplites was about 5 to 5.5 meters (16 to 18 ft) long, comparable to its approximate contemporary Sauropelta. It is one of the largest known nodosaurids, and came from a time when ankylosaurians in general were attaining large sizes.