|Name meaning :||Spiked Lizard|
|Time period :||Late Cretaceous|
|Primary diet :||Herbivore|
|In the programmes|
|Appearances :||Walking with Dinosaurs: Inside Their World|
|In the books|
Styracosaurus had a rather long nasal horn (unlike Pachyrhinosaurus, which had a bony nose boss rather than a horn), but vegistal brow horns. The "spikes" in its name refer to the dinosaur's frill which had several long spikes at its end. Styracosaurus was smaller than the other horned dinosaurs depicted in the programmes, at roughly 5.5 m in length.
Styracosaurus lived in North America at the end of the Cretaceous period, and several large-scale bone beds of their fossils were found, starting from 1913.
In the SeriesEdit
Styracosaurus is one of the viewable dinosaurs in the app.