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Machairoceratops Lund et al. 2016 (ceratopsid)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 340975

Full reference: E. K. Lund, P. M. O'Connor, M. A. Loewen and Z. A. Jinnah. 2016. A new centrosaurine ceratopsid, Machairoceratops cronusi gen et sp. nov., from the Upper Sand Member of the Wahweap Formation (Middle Campanian), southern Utah. PLoS ONE 11(5):e0154403:1-21

Parent taxon: Centrosaurinae according to E. K. Lund et al. 2016

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

Subtaxa: Machairoceratops cronusi

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Type: Machairoceratops cronusi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore