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Chasmosaurus russelli Sternberg 1940 (ceratopsid)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66020

Synonym: Mojoceratops perifania Longrich 2010 (taxon 170959)

Full reference: C. M. Sternberg. 1940. Ceratopsidae from Alberta. Journal of Paleontology 14(5):468-480

Belongs to Chasmosaurus according to S. C. R. Maidment and P. M. Barrett 2011

Sister taxon: Chasmosaurus belli

Type specimens:

  • Chasmosaurus russelli: NMC 8800, a skull. Its type locality is Southeast of Manyberries (NMC), which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Dinosaur Park Formation of Canada.
  • Mojoceratops perifania: TMP 1983.25.1, a partial skull.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): humerus length 546.1