Genus: Hippodraco McDONALD, KIRKLAND, DeBLIEUX, MADSEN, CAVIN, MILNER & PANZARIN,
Etymology: Greek, Hippos, "Horse," and Latin, draco, "dragon"; in reference to the long and low overall shape of the skull, grossly resembling that of a horse.
Species: scutodens McDONALD, KIRKLAND, DeBLIEUX, MADSEN, CAVIN, MILNER & PANZARIN,
Etymology: Latin, scutum, "oblong shield," and Laitn, dens,"tooth"; in reference to the shape of the dentary tooth crowns.: The intended meaning of the binomen is 'shield-toothed horse-dragon'.
Holotype: UMNHVP 20208
Locality: Andrew's Site, UMNHVP locality 1207, northeast of Arches National
Park, Grand County, Utah.
Note: Exact locality information is on the file at the Utah Geological Survey and Utah Museum of Natural History.
Horizon: Yellow Cat Member, Cedar Mountain Formation.
Age: Upper Barremian-Lowermost Aptian Stage, Gallic Subepoch, Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.
Material: Nearly complete skull and partial postcranium.