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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
Diet: Herbivore
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.

Read more about Peloroplites at Wikipedia
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