Microceratops

Microceratops

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'tiny horned face Aral lizard'

0.5m-long ceratopian

Diet: herbivorous

Country: China, Mongolia

Period: Late Cretaceous, 86-66 million years ago

Microceratops is a nomen dubium (dubious name) - it is no longer considered a distinct dinosaur group. The only specimen is of a young dinosaur so we do not know how large the adults grew.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Marginocephalia, Ceratopsia, Neoceratopsia, Coronosauria

Named by: Bohlin (1953)

Type species: gobiensis

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