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Pentaceratops Osborn 1923 (ceratopsid)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38859

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1923. A new genus and species of Ceratopsia from New Mexico, Pentaceratops sternbergii. American Museum Novitates 93:1-3

Parent taxon: Chasmosaurinae according to D. C. Evans and M. J. Ryan 2015

Sister taxa: Agujaceratops, Anchiceratops, Arrhinoceratops, Bravoceratops, Ceratops, Chasmosaurus, Coahuilaceratops, Judiceratops, Kosmoceratops, Medusaceratops, Mercuriceratops, Mojoceratops, Spiclypeus, Triceratopsini, Utahceratops, Vagaceratops

Subtaxa: Pentaceratops aquilonius, Pentaceratops sternbergii

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Type: Pentaceratops sternbergii

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore