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Anchiceratops ornatus

Reptilia - Ceratopsidae

Taxonomy
Anchiceratops ornatus was named by Brown (1914). Its type specimen is AMNH 5251, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. 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. It is the type species of Anchiceratops.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Anchiceratops ornatus Brown p. 539
1915Anchiceratops ornatus Lambe pp. 19-20
1925Anchiceratops ornatus Parks p. 5
1926Anchiceratops ornatus Sternberg p. 34
1926Anchiceratops longirostris Sternberg p. 35 figs. pl. 11-12
1927Anchiceratops ornatus Huene p. 261
1930Anchiceratops longirostris Arldt p. 703
1930Anchiceratops ornatus Hay p. 226
1930Anchiceratops longirostris Russell p. 151
1930Anchiceratops ornatus Russell p. 151
1933Anchiceratops ornatus Lull p. 103
1933Anchiceratops longirostris Lull p. 104
1933Anchiceratops longirostris Russell p. 129
1933Anchiceratops ornatus Russell p. 129
1935Anchiceratops ornatus Parks p. 193
1946Anchiceratops ornatus Gray p. 797
1946Anchiceratops longirostris Gray p. 798
1949Anchiceratops longirostris Sternberg p. 42 fig. 1
1959Anchiceratops longirostris Langston pp. 1-2
1959Anchiceratops ornatus Langston pp. 1-2
1964Anchiceratops longirostris Kuhn p. 55
1964Anchiceratops ornatus Kuhn p. 55
1964Anchiceratops longirostris Russell p. 15
1964Anchiceratops ornatus Russell p. 15
1964Anchiceratops ornatus Tatarinov p. 585
1966Anchiceratops ornatus Russell p. 14
1966Anchiceratops longirostris Russell p. 24
1967Anchiceratops longirostris Russell and Chamney p. 12
1967Anchiceratops ornatus Russell and Chamney p. 12
1980Anchiceratops ornatus Drake p. 195
1990Anchiceratops ornatus Dodson and Currie p. 612
1990Anchiceratops ornatus Lehman p. 226
1996Anchiceratops ornatus Lehman p. 505 fig. 10
1997Anchiceratops longirostris Eberth p. 201
1997Anchiceratops ornatus Eberth p. 201
1998Anchiceratops ornatus Lehman p. 901
2000Anchiceratops ornatus Currie p. 277
2004Anchiceratops ornatus Dodson et al. p. 495
2004Anchiceratops ornatus Farke p. 4
2005Anchiceratops ornatus Diem and Archibald p. 251
2007Anchiceratops ornatus Farke p. 249
2007Anchiceratops ornatus Ryan p. 392
2009Anchiceratops ornatus Hieronymus et al. p. 1377
2010Anchiceratops ornatus Longrich p. 692 fig. 10
2013Anchiceratops ornatus Tykoski and Fiorillo p. 495
2014Anchiceratops ornatus Currie and Koppelhus p. 1034
2014Anchiceratops ornatus Longrich p. 301
2015Anchiceratops ornatus Tan et al. p. 256

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Genasauria
Cerapoda
Marginocephalia
Ceratopsia()
familyCeratopsidae
subfamilyChasmosaurinae
genusAnchiceratops
speciesornatus

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.

Anchiceratops ornatus Brown 1914
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Invalid names: Anchiceratops longirostris Sternberg 1926 [synonym]
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
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 05:45:52
Modified: 2005-08-25 07:45:52
Source: g = genus, subo = suborder, o = order
References: Norman and Weishampel 1991, Marsh 1875, Peczkis 1995

Age range: Early/Lower Maastrichtian or 70.60000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Anchiceratops longirostris (28548) Anchiceratops ornatus (191402) Ceratopsia indet. (type locality: 64629)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Anchiceratops ornatus (64630 76062 191401)