Velafrons Gates et al. 2007 (sail forehead)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae

Full reference: T. A. Gates, S. D. Sampson, C. R. Delgado Jesús, L. E. Zanno, D. A. Eberth, E. Hernández-Rivera, M. C. Aguillón Martínez and J. I. Kirkland. 2007. Velafrons coahuilensis, a new lambeosaurine hadrosaurid (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the late Campanian Cerro del Pueblo Formation, Coahuila, Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(4):917-930

Parent taxon: Corythosaurini according to P. Cruzado-Caballero et al. 2013

See also Cruzado-Caballero and Powell 2017, Gates et al. 2007, Prieto-Márquez 2010, Prieto-Marquez and Salinas 2010, Prieto-Marquez et al. 2013, Prieto-Márquez and Wagner 2010, Ramírez-Velasco et al. 2012, Ramírez-Velasco et al. 2014 and Sullivan et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Corythosaurus, Hypacrosaurus, Lambeosaurus, Nipponosaurus, Olorotitan

Subtaxa: Velafrons coahuilensis

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Type: Velafrons coahuilensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Cerro de los Dinosaurios, 7A Quarry (Cretaceous of Mexico)

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