Full reference: W. T. Blows. 1996. A new species of Polacanthus (Ornithischia: Ankylosauria) from the Lower Cretaceous of Sussex, England. Geological Magazine 133(6):671-682
Sister taxon: Polacanthus foxii
Type specimen: HORSM 1988.1546. Its type locality is Rudgwick Brickworks Quarry, which is in a Hauterivian/Barremian terrestrial marl/claystone in the Wessex Formation of the United Kingdom.
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore