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Archaeoceratops Dong and Azuma 1997 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 55575

Full reference: Z. Dong and Y. Azuma. 1997. On a primitive neoceratopsian from the Early Cretaceous of China. Sino-Japanese Silk Road Dinosaur Expedition. China Ocean Press, Beijing 68-89

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

Sister taxa: Aquilops, Archaeoceratopsidae, Auroraceratops, Ceratopsomorpha, Coronosauria, Graciliceratops, Helioceratops, Koreaceratops, Leptoceratopsidae, Liaoceratops, Mosaiceratops, Protoceratopoidea, Protoceratopsidae, Yamaceratops

Subtaxa: Archaeoceratops oshimai, Archaeoceratops yujingziensis

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Type: Archaeoceratops oshimai

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore