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Synonyms for ceratopsian

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While excavating the ceratopsian bone bed, we successfully uncovered several important diagnostic skull bones.
There has been a great deal of controversy in the last 20 years about whether ceratopsian (horned) dinosaurs held their forelimbs in an essentially vertical position and were capable of galloping (Bakker, 1971, 1986; Desmond, 1976), or held their forelimbs in a more horizontal or sprawling position that would preclude galloping (Bennett and Dalzell, 1972; Coombs, 1978; Farlow and Dodson, 1975; Lehman, 1982, 1989).
Liaoceratops] shows that the evolution of ceratopsians is more complicated than we'd thought," says Catherine A.
It is the first specimen of the Ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Korean peninsula.
For two decades, paleontologists have hotly debated the limb position of ceratopsian dinosaurs, which include Triceratops.
as part of a grand reinterpretation of ceratopsian anatomy.
Utahceratops and Kosmoceratops are part of a recent spate of ceratopsian dinosaur discoveries.
Ryan, curator and head of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Museum, published his findings on the new genus in the book, "New Perspectives on Horned Dinosaurs: The Royal Tyrrell Museum Ceratopsian Symposium.
A 2m skull of a large ceratopsian was found here, the first such discovery outside of North America, according to Xu Xing, researcher of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology.
Famous dinosaurs in that area included predatory tyrannosaurs, the duck-billed hadrosaurs, heavily armored ankylosaurs, and horned dinosaurs known as ceratopsians.
The armored Stegosaurus is here, as well as the homed and frilled Ceratopsians and a Pachycephalosaur with its huge helmet of bone.
Now, the discovery of the fossils of several young dinosaurs in one small space suggests that an ancestor of ceratopsians exhibited social behavior millions of years before their group gained large distinctive decorations.
In Alberta's Dinosaur Provincial Park, a bone bed of Centrosaurus --one of the ceratopsians, horned dinosaurs--has been worked by Philip Currie and others from the Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology.
He added that cranial injuries have been identified in a number of ceratopsians like Triceratops.