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Turanoceratops tardabilis

 
 

Name


Turanoceratops tardabilis


Authority   


Nessov, Kaznyshkina and Cherepanov, 1989


Meaning of the generic name

"Turan horn face"
 

Size

 

Body length: 6.5 ft (2 m)

 


Remains


Partial skull including teeth & postcranial material


Age and Distribution

 


Horizon: Bissekty Formation, Late Cretaceous Period (Turonian)

Locality: Dzharakuduk, Uzbekistan

 


Classification


Dinosauria Ornithischia Ceratopsia Ceratopsidae? Chasmosaurinae?

  Further Reading
 

Sues, H.-D., and Averianov, A. (2009). "Turanoceratops tardabilis—the first ceratopsid dinosaur from Asia." Naturwissenschaften.

Farke, A., Sampson, S.D., Forster, C.A., Loewen, M.A. (2009). "Turanoceratops tardabilis—sister taxon, but not a ceratopsid." Naturwissenschaften.

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