The fossil was found in Dorset in the United Kingdom.
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in The Land Before Time, where Archaeolepis is pursued by a newly hatched Ducky.
in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, These giant Archaeolepis are big enough to rival the size of mammoths. How they do this is unknown, but there could be that either there is more oxygen in Dino World, or they are a combination of animals, like a siphonophore (a type of jellyfish). Buck claimed to have known one of them as a caterpillar, "Before he came out." as he quoted.