Triceratops horridus

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Triceratops horridus

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
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dracohors
Superordo: Dinosauria
Ordo: †Ornithischia
Subordo: †Cerapoda
Cladus: †Marginocephalia
Infraordo: †Ceratopsia
Cladus: †Neoceratopsia
Superfamilia: †Ceratopsoidea

Familia: Ceratopsidae
Subfamily: Chasmosaurinae
Genus: Triceratops
Species: Triceratops horridus

Name[edit]

  • Triceratops horridus (Marsh, 1889a)

Type locality: Lance Formation, Wyoming, USA.
Holotype: YPM 1820

Basonym[edit]

  • Ceratops horridus Marsh, 1889a

Synonyms[edit]

  • Sterrholophus flabellatus Marsh, 1889
  • Triceratops calicornis Marsh, 1898
  • Triceratops elatus Marsh, 1891
  • Triceratops obtusus Marsh, 1898
  • Triceratops serratus Marsh, 1890

Other combination[edit]

  • Triceratops horridus: Marsh, 1889b

Reference[edit]

  • Marsh, O.C. 1889a: Notice of new American Dinosauria. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 38: 331–336.
  • Marsh, O.C. 1889b: Notice of gigantic horned Dinosauria from the Cretaceous. American Journal of Science 38: 173–175.
  • Forster, C.A. 1996: Species resolution in Triceratops: cladistic and morphometric approaches. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 16 (2): 259–270.
  • Scannella, J.B. & Fowler, D.W. 2009: Anagenesis in Triceratops: evidence from a newly resolved stratigraphic framework for the Hell Creek Formation. Pp. 148–149 in 9th North American Paleontological Convention Abstracts. Cincinnati Museum Center Scientific Contributions 3.
  • 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