Spiclypeus Mallon et al. 2016 (ceratopsid)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae

Full reference: J. C. Mallon, C. J. Ott, P. L. Larson, E. M. Iuliano, and D. C. Evans. 2016. Spiclypeus shipporum gen. et sp. nov., a boldly audacious new chasmosaurine ceratopsid (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Judith River Formation (Upper Cretaceous: Campanian) of Montana, USA. PLoS ONE 11(5):e0154218:1-40

Parent taxon: Chasmosaurinae according to J. C. Mallon et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Agujaceratops, Anchiceratops, Arrhinoceratops, Bravoceratops, Ceratops, Chasmosaurus, Coahuilaceratops, Judiceratops, Kosmoceratops, Medusaceratops, Mercuriceratops, Mojoceratops, Pentaceratops, Triceratopsini, Utahceratops, Vagaceratops

Subtaxa: Spiclypeus shipporum

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Type: Spiclypeus shipporum

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at 8 km west-southwest of Winifred (Cretaceous of Montana)

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