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†family Ceratopsidae Marsh 1888 (ceratopsid)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38851

Alternative spelling: Ceratopidae

Synonym: Agathaumidae Cope 1889 (taxon 54975)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1888. A new family of horned Dinosauria, from the Cretaceous. The American Journal of Science, series 3 36:477-478

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

Sister taxa: Bagaceratops, Bagaceratopsidae, Ceratopsoidea, Protoceratops, Protoceratopsidae, Zuniceratops

Subtaxa: Agathaumas, Bison alticornis, Centrosaurinae, Ceratopsinae, Ceratopsipes, Chasmosaurinae, Monocloniinae, Pachyrhinosaurinae, Polyonax, Proceratops, Triceratops galeus, Triceratops ingens, Triceratops maximus, Ugrosaurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore