Ceratops

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Ceratopsoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Superordo: Dinosauria
Ordo: †Ornithischia
Subordo: Cerapoda
Taxon: Marginocephalia
Infraordo: Ceratopsia
Cladus: Neoceratopsia
Superfamilia: Ceratopsoidea

Familia: Ceratopsidae
Subfamily: Chasmosaurinae
Tribe: Triceratopsini
Genus: Ceratops
Species (7): C. horridus – C. montanus – C. alticornis – C. belli – C. Canadensis – C. paucidens – C. recurvicornis

Name[edit]

Ceratops Marsh, 1888 nom. dub.

Etymology: medieval Greek κέρατον, "horn face"

Synonyms[edit]

  • Proceratops Lull, 1906

References[edit]

  • Marsh, O.C. 1888. A new family of horned Dinosauria, from the Cretaceous. The American Journal of Science, series 3 36: 477–478. Reference page
  • Lull, R.S. 1906. A new name for the dinosaurian genus Ceratops. The American Journal of Science, series 4 21: 144. Reference page