Stygimoloch

About Stygimoloch

Discovered in Hell Creek, Montana, in 1983 and resembling a demon, this dinosaur was named Stygimoloch, which means "Styx Demon." The River Styx separated the Earth from Hades in Greek Mythology. To date, two skulls have been discovered, both showing an abundance of long horns and studs all over the animals head. Without any direct fossil evidence about its body, Stygimoloch is generally reconstructed based on close relatives such as Stegoceras. Stygimoloch was a member of the Pachycephalosauria, or bonehead group of dinosaurs. This name refers to the very thick skulls that may have been used by these animals in head bunting competitions or to ram predators.
What is this dinosaur’s name?
Stygimoloch
How do I pronounce Stygimoloch?
Stij-ee-moll-ock
What does the name Stygimoloch mean?
Styx Demon
How long was Stygimoloch?
9.00 feet 3.00 meters
How heavy was Stygimoloch?
190.00 pounds 85.00 kilograms
What dinosaur class was Stygimoloch assigned to?
Pachycephalosauria
What did Stygimoloch eat?
Plants
How many years ago did Stygimoloch live?
65,000,000 Years Ago
In what period did Stygimoloch live?
Late Cretaceous
Where did Stygimoloch live?
Montana, North America, Wyoming
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Stygimoloch's Time

155,000,000
Years Ago

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Stygimoloch's size

0 kg
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