Zuniceratops Wolfe and Kirkland 1998 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

Full reference: D. G. Wolfe and J. I. Kirkland. 1998. Zuniceratops christopheri n. gen. & n. sp., a ceratopsian dinosaur from the Moreno Hill Formation (Cretaceous, Turonian) of west-central New Mexico. S. G. Lucas, J. I. Kirkland, and J. W. Estep (eds.), Lower and Middle Cretaceous Terrestrial Ecosystems, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 14:307-317

Parent taxon: Coronosauria according to W. Zheng et al. 2015

See also Chinnery 2004, Chinnery and Horner 2007, Chinnery et al. 1998, Farke et al. 2014, Makovicky 2001, Osi et al. 2010, Ryan 2007, Wolfe 2000 and You and Dodson 2004

Sister taxa: Bagaceratops, Bagaceratopsidae, Ceratopsidae, Ceratopsoidea, Protoceratops

Subtaxa: Zuniceratops christopheri

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (3: New Mexico collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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