Genus: Spinops FARKE, RYAN, BARRETT, TANKE, BRAMAN, LOEWEN & GRAHM, 2011
Etymology: Latin, spina, "spine" and Greek, -ops, "face"; referring to the ornamentation on the face.

Species: sternbergorum FARKE, RYAN, BARRETT, TANKE, BRAMAN, LOEWEN & GRAHM, 2011
Etymology: In honors of Charles H. and Levi Sternberg, collectors of the original specimen.

Holotype: NHMUK R16307

Locality: Unknown, Dinosaur Provincial Park, in the vicinity of the Red Deer River, Steveville Badlands,Newell County, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Unknown, but more than likely Oldman Formation, middle Judith River Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Judithian age, Middle Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: A partial parietal bone.

Referred material:

NHMUK R16308: A partial parietal, bone, preserving portions of the midline bar and lateral rami wiht adhered partial dentary and unidentifiable limb elements.

NHMUK R6306: An incomlete skull, preserving the dorsal portion of the skull from the rostral most portion of the midline parietal bar to the caudal most portion of the premaxillae, lacking all elements to the ventral border of the orbit.

NHMUK R16309: A partial right squamosal.