Torosaurus utahensis

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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
Genus: Torosaurus
Species: Torosaurus utahensis

Name[edit]

Type locality: North Horn Formation, Utah, USA.
Holotype: USNM 15583

Other combination[edit]

  • Arrhinoceratops utahensis Gilmore, 1946

References[edit]

  • Gilmore, C.W. 1946: Reptilian fauna of the North Horn Formation of central Utah. United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey Professional Paper 210-C: 29–53.
  • Sullivan, R.M.; Boere, A.C. & Lucas, S.G. 2005: Redescription of the ceratopsid dinosaur Torosaurus utahensis (Gilmore, 1946) and a revision of the genus. Journal of Paleontology 79: 564–582. doi: 10.1666/0022-3360(2005)079<0564:ROTCDT>2.0.CO;2
  • Hunt, R.K. & Lehman, T.M. 2008: Attributes of the ceratopsian dinosaur Torosaurus, and new material from the Javelina Formation (Maastrichtian) of Texas. Journal of Paleontology 82 (6): 1127–1138.
  • Scannella, J. & Horner, J.R. 2010: Torosaurus Marsh, 1891, is Triceratops Marsh, 1889 (Ceratopsidae: Chasmosaurinae): synonymy through ontogeny. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30 (4): 1157 - 1168. doi: 10.1080/02724634.2010.483632