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Platyceratops

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Platyceratops is known from a skull and mandible (lower jawbone).

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Pronounced
plat-ee-serra-tops
Meaning of name
flat horned face
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(75 - 72 million years ago)
Found in
Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Marginocephalia, Ceratopsia, Neoceratopsia, Bagaceratopsidae, Platyceratops
Named by
Alifanov (2003)
Type species
tatarinovi