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Liaoceratops

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Two almost complete Liaoceratops skulls have been found.

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Pronounced
lyow-serra-tops
Meaning of name
Liaoning horned face
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(127 - 121 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Marginocephalia, Ceratopsia, Neoceratopsia, Liaoceratops
Named by
Xu, Makovicky, Wang, Norell and You (2002)
Type species
yanzigouensis