Anchiceratops ornatus Brown 1914 (ceratopsid)

Reptilia - Ornithischia - Ceratopsidae

Synonym: Anchiceratops longirostris Sternberg 1926

Full reference: B. Brown. 1914. Anchiceratops, a new genus of horned dinosaurs from the Edmonton Cretaceous of Alberta. With discussion of the origin of the ceratopsian crest and the brain casts of Anchiceratops and Trachodon. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 33(33):539-548

Belongs to Anchiceratops according to P. J. Currie and E. B. Koppelhus 2014

See also Arldt 1930, Brown 1914, Currie 2000, Diem and Archibald 2005, Dodson and Currie 1990, Dodson et al. 2004, Drake 1980, Eberth 1997, Farke 2004, Farke 2007, Gray 1946, Hay 1930, Hieronymus et al. 2009, Huene 1927, Kuhn 1964, Lambe 1915, Langston 1959, Lehman 1990, Lehman 1996, Lehman 1998, Longrich 2010, Longrich 2014, Lull 1933, Parks 1925, Parks 1935, Russell 1930, Russell 1933, Russell 1964, Russell 1966, Russell and Chamney 1967, Ryan 2007, Sternberg 1926, Sternberg 1949, Tan et al. 2015, Tatarinov 1964 and Tykoski and Fiorillo 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Anchiceratops ornatus: AMNH 5251, a skull. Its type locality is 7 miles below Tolman Ferry (50 ft level) [AMNH], which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian terrestrial siliciclastic in the Horseshoe Canyon Formation of Canada.
  • Anchiceratops longirostris: NMC 8535. Its type locality is 12 miles north of Morrin (70 ft level), which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian terrestrial claystone in the Horseshoe Canyon Formation of Canada.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Cretaceous of Canada (6: Alberta collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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