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Montanoceratops cerorhynchus Brown and Schlaikjer 1942 (leptoceratopsid)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Leptoceratopsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52830

Alternative combination: Leptoceratops cerorhynchus

Full reference: B. Brown and E. M. Schlaikjer. 1942. The skeleton of Leptoceratops with the description of a new species. American Museum Novitates 1169:1-15

Belongs to Montanoceratops according to P. J. Makovicky 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 5464, a skeleton. Its type locality is 3 miles west of Buffalo Lake, which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the St. Mary River Formation of Montana.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 346.0, fibula 275.7 x 8.8, scapula 219.0 x 14.4, skull length 102.0, tibia 302.6 x 19.8

Estimated body mass: 99.7 kg based on femur length