Albertaceratops

Albertaceratops

Pronunciation:
al-bert-a-serra-tops
Name meaning:
'Alberta horned face'
Albertaceratops
ceratopsian silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
ceratopsian
Length:
7.0m
Diet:
herbivorous herbivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 80-75 million years ago
Found in:
Canada, USA

This dinosaur is known from a single, well-preserved skull from Alberta and material from a bone bed in Montana, including almost the entire skeleton, found in August 2001. It has long brow horns, unlike other members of the centrosaurine subfamily.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Ornithischia
Named by:
Ryan 2007
Type species:
nesmoi

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