Triceratops prorsus

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Triceratops prorsus skull

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: Triceratops
Species: Triceratops prorsus

Name[edit]

  • Triceratops prorsus Marsh, 1890
    • Type locality: Laramie Formation, Wyoming, USA.
    • Holotype: YPM 1822

Synonymy[edit]

  • Triceratops brevicornus Hatcher & Lull, 1905

Reference[edit]

  • Marsh, O.C. 1890: Description of new dinosaurian reptiles. The American Journal of Science, series 3 39: 81–86.
  • Forster, C.A. 1996: Species resolution in Triceratops: cladistic and morphometric approaches. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 16 (2): 259–270.
  • 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