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Tatankaceratops sacrisonorum Ott and Larson 2010 (ceratopsid)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 170638

Full reference: C. J. Ott and P. L. Larson. 2010. A new, small ceratopsian dinosaur from the latest Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation, northwest South Dakota, United States: a preliminary description. New Perspectives on Horned Dinosaurs: The Royal Tyrrell Museum Ceratopsian Symposium. Indiana University Press, Bloomington 203-218

Belongs to Tatankaceratops according to C. J. Ott and P. L. Larson 2010

Sister taxa: Triceratops horridus, Triceratops prorsus, Triceratops sulcatus, Triceratops utahensis, Ojoceratops fowleri

Type specimen: BHI-6226, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Niemi Ranch, which is in a Maastrichtian crevasse splay mudstone in the Hell Creek Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore