Montanoceratops cerorhynchus Brown and Schlaikjer 1942 (leptoceratopsid)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Leptoceratopsidae

Alternative combination: Leptoceratops cerorhynchus

Full reference: B. Brown and E. M. Schlaikjer. 1942. The skeleton of Leptoceratops with the description of a new species. American Museum Novitates 1169:1-15

Belongs to Montanoceratops according to P. J. Makovicky 2010

See also Brown and Schlaikjer 1942, Chinnery 2004, Chinnery and Weishampel 1996, Chinnery and Weishampel 1998, Dodson and Currie 1990, Gray 1946, Kuhn 1964, Lull and Gray 1949, Makovicky 2001, Maryanska and Osmólska 1975, Russell 1964, Ryan et al. 2012, Sternberg 1951, Vickaryous and Ryan 1997 and You and Dodson 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 5464, a skeleton. Its type locality is 3 miles west of Buffalo Lake, which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the St. Mary River Formation of Montana.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (2: Montana)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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