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Polacanthus

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  • Title: Polacanthus
  • Scientific name authorship: Owen, 1865
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Ornithischia
  • Locality: near Chilton Chine
  • Latest period or highest system: Cretaceous
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Early Cretaceous
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Latest age or Highest age: Barremian
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Identified by: Master - Dr. Paul M. Barrett; The Natural History Museum; Palaeontology; Barrett
  • Higher geography: Europe; England; Isle of Wight; near Chilton Chine
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Tetrapoda; Reptilia; Dinosauria; Ornithischia; Thyreophora; Ankylosauria; Nodosa
  • Group: Wealden Supergroup, Wealden Group
  • Genus: Polacanthus
  • Formation: Wessex Formation
  • Family: Nodosauridae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Cretaceous
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Early Cretaceous
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Barremian
  • Country: England
  • Continent: Europe
  • Class: Reptilia

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