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Paleontologist Redescribes Enigmatic Armored Dinosaur from Jurassic Period | Paleontology – Sci-News.com

Scelidosaurus harrisonii, an armored dinosaur that lived around 193 million years ago (Early Jurassic epoch), has been redescribed from a near-complete skeleton discovered over 160 years ago in England.

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Scelidosaurus harrisonii, an armored dinosaur that lived around 193 million years ago (Early Jurassic epoch), has been redescribed from a near-complete skeleton discovered over 160 years ago in England.
Scelidosaurus harrisonii. Image credit: John Sibbick.
Scelidosaurus harrisonii is an early armored ornithischian dinosaur whose remains have, to date, only been recovered from a paleontological site on the south coast of Dorset, England.
This dinosaur has been known since 1859, but only on the…

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