Genus: Alaskacephale SULLIVAN, 2006
Etymology: The generic name is taken from the state of Alaska where the holotype is from and Greek, cephale, a common suffix used to denote members of the Pachycephalosauridae.

Species: gangloffi SULLIVAN, 2006
Etymology: In honor of Roland Gangloff who, in part, reported the occurrence of the holotype and who has contributed significantly to our understanding of dinosaurs of the North American Arctic Region.

Holotype: UAMAK-493-V-001

Locality: Talus on a narrow beach at the base of the bluffs on the west side of Colvile River, North Slope Borough, Alaska.

Horizon: Prince Creek Formation, Colville Group.


Age: Edmontonian? Late Campanian Stage, middle Senonian subepoch, upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Nearly complete left squamosal.

Posterior (Left) and dorsal (Right) view.


Alaskacephale gangloffi (after SULLIVAN, 2006), Holotype: UAMAK-493-V-001