Ankylosaurus Fossils

Ankylosaurus   >   Fossils


Ankylosaurus Fossils

Ankylosaurus fossils have been found in the Hell Creek and Lance formations in Montana, Wyoming, and Alberta, Canada. These areas correspond to the uplands on the western shore of the Western Interior Seaway, where Ankylosaurus is believed to have lived.

Map of Hell Creek and Lance Formations

Here is a list of the main Ankylosaurus fossils found so far (specimens consisting of just isolated teeth or osteoderms have been found as well):

Discovered By
Catalog Number
Barnum Brown
AMNH 5866
Osteoderms - mixed with a Tyrannosaurus rex skeletion, and inccorrectly assumed to be part of an armoured Tyrannosaurus relative (" Dynamosaurus imperiosus").
Peter Kaisen, Barnum Brown
AMNH 5895
Upper part of skull, two teeth, part of the shoulder girdle, many vertebrae, ribs, and osteoderms.
Alberta, Canada
Barnum Brown
AMNH 5214
Skull, mandibles, ribs, vertebrae, limb bones, and armor, plus the only tail club found so far.
Alberta, Canada
Charles Mortram Sternberg, T.P. Channey
NMC 8880
Largest Ankylosaurus skull
Caudal vertebrae

Your Comments

Please feel free to comment on this page:


Linking to This Page

We do hope that you find this site useful. We welcome people linking to this website or citing us.

The URL of this web page, is:

If you want to link to this web page from your own web site, you can use the following HTML code:

      Ankylosaurus Information:













Dinosaur Coloring

Dinosaur Hangman

Dinosaur Jokes

Dinosaur Museums

Dinosaurs News

Dinosaurs Parks

Dinosaur Types

Science Downloads

Science eBooks

Educational Products

Education Downloads

School eBooks

Science eBooks

Science Project Downloads

More Types of Dinosaurs







Tyrannosaurus rex

Copyright © 2010-2019, Answers 2000 Limited

Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.

Contact Us   Privacy   Terms of Use   Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
All third party content and adverts are copyright of their respective owners.

Some graphics on our web sites are Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Hemera Technologies Inc., and used under license. All such pictures are provided for viewing purposes only and are not to be saved or downloaded. All such pictures of recognizable individuals are models and used for illustrative purposes only, and not meant to imply any association or endorsement of said individual with any product or service.