Brachyceratops Gilmore 1914 (ceratopsid)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1914. A new ceratopsian dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of Montana, with note on Hypacrosaurus. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 63(3):1-10

Parent taxon: Centrosaurinae according to P. Dodson et al. 2004

See also Dodson 1990, Dodson 1997, Dodson and Currie 1990, Farke et al. 2011, Gilmore 1914, Gilmore 1917, Gilmore 1939, Gregory and Mook 1925, Huene 1927, Huene 1950, Joleaud 1922, Kuhn 1964, Lambe 1915, Lehman 1990, Lull 1924, Lull 1933, Nopcsa 1928, Ostrom and Wellnhofer 1986, Parsch 1963, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Russell 1930, Russell 1935, Russell 1964, Sternberg 1949, Swinton 1970 and Tatarinov 1964

Sister taxa: Achelousaurus, Albertaceratops, Avaceratops, Centrosaurus, Coronosaurus, Diabloceratops, Einiosaurus, Machairoceratops, Monoclonius, Nasutoceratops, Nasutoceratopsini, Pachyrhinosaurini, Pachyrhinosaurus, Rubeosaurus, Sinoceratops, Spinops, Styracosaurus, Wendiceratops, Xenoceratops

Subtaxa: Brachyceratops montanensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (3: Montana, Texas)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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