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Leptoceratops

Reptilia - Leptoceratopsidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Leptoceratops Brown p. 567
1922Leptoceratops Joleaud p. 65
1925Leptoceratops Gregory and Mook p. 4
1927Leptoceratops Huene p. 261
1928Leptoceratops Nopcsa p. 185
1930Leptoceratops Russell p. 151
1933Leptoceratops Lull p. 74
1934Leptoceratops Chakravarti p. 78
1934Leptoceratops Huene p. 17
1939Leptoceratops Gilmore p. 1
1942Leptoceratops Brown and Schlaikjer p. 2
1950Leptoceratops Huene p. 351
1951Leptoceratops Sternberg p. 228
1956Leptoceratops Romer p. 638
1963Leptoceratops Parsch p. 8
1964Leptoceratops Kuhn p. 53
1964Leptoceratops Tatarinov p. 581
1966Leptoceratops Romer p. 370
1970Leptoceratops McKenna and Love p. D59
1970Leptoceratops Russell p. 182
1970Leptoceratops Swinton p. 258
1975Leptoceratops Maryanska and Osmólska p. 170
1982Leptoceratops Sues and Galton p. 189
1984Leptoceratops Russell p. 27
1985Leptoceratops Breithaupt p. 170
1986Leptoceratops Clemens p. 80
1986Leptoceratops Ostrom and Wellnhofer p. 116
1986Leptoceratops Sereno
1988Leptoceratops Carroll
1990Leptoceratops Dodson and Currie p. 611
1996Leptoceratops Chinnery and Weishampel p. 27A
1997Leptoceratops Dodson p. 12
1997Leptoceratops Eberth p. 202
1997Leptoceratops Sereno p. 440 fig. 2
1998Leptoceratops Chinnery and Weishampel p. 578 fig. 10
1998Leptoceratops Ryan and Currie p. 821
1998Leptoceratops Sereno p. 68 fig. 6
1998Leptoceratops Wolfe and Kirkland p. 307 fig. 5
1999Leptoceratops Sereno p. 2138 fig. 2
2000Leptoceratops Sereno p. 498 fig. 25.8
2001Leptoceratops Eberth et al. p. 59
2001Leptoceratops Makovicky p. 254 fig. 18.3
2003Leptoceratops Tereschenko and Alifanov p. 293
2003Leptoceratops You and Dodson
2004Leptoceratops Chinnery pp. 584-585 fig. 9
2004Leptoceratops You and Dodson p. 480
2005Leptoceratops Ryan and Evans p. 323
2006Leptoceratops Campione and Holmes p. 1014
2007Leptoceratops Chinnery and Horner p. 638 fig. 6
2007Leptoceratops Ott p. 214
2009Leptoceratops Sues and Averianov pp. 650-651 fig. 4
2010Leptoceratops Xu et al. pp. 10, 13 fig. 9
2012Leptoceratops Ryan et al. p. 77 fig. 7
2014Leptoceratops Farke et al.
2015Leptoceratops Zheng et al. p. 6 fig. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
Clypeodonta
Cerapoda
Marginocephalia
Ceratopsia()
infraorderNeoceratopsia
familyLeptoceratopsidae()
genusLeptoceratops

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Maximum body mass: 300 kgg
Minimum body mass: 100 kgg
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: gregariouso
Environment: terrestrialsubo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingsubo
Diet: herbivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2005-08-25 05:48:20
Modified: 2005-08-25 07:48:20
Source: g = genus, subo = suborder, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Peczkis 1995, Norman and Weishampel 1991, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Maastrichtian to the top of the Lancian or 70.60000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Ceratopsia indet. (64628) L. gracilis (64353)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) L. gracilis (34747)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) L. sp. (14569)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Montana) L. gracilis (73947 73948)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) L. sp. (53824)