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Pentaceratops and Kosmoceratops Found in Campanian Cretaceous Alberta, Canada

The horned dinosaurs Pentaceratops and Kosmoceratops from the upper Campanian of Alberta and implications for dinosaur biogeographyAuthor:LongrichAbstract:The upper Campanian of the American Southwest has produced dinosaurs that are unknown from the northern Great Plains and vice versa. Show More Summary

Evolutionary Trends in Triceratops

Evolutionary trends in Triceratops from the Hell Creek Formation, Montana Authors:Scannella et alAbstract:The placement of over 50 skulls of the well-known horned dinosaur Triceratops within a stratigraphic framework for the Upper Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation (HCF) of Montana reveals the evolutionary transformation of this genus. Show More Summary

Newly Discovered Dinosaur Had a 'Winged' Skull

Move over Triceratops: There's a new horned dinosaur in town and its cranial ornamentation is even more impressive than the three-horned dinosaur the world has come to know and love. A study of the recently discovered species, Mercuriceratops...Show More Summary

New Horned Dinosaur Looks Kind Of Like Mercury

Look out Triceratops … you could be knocked down a notch on the “favorite dinosaur” list by a newly-discovered horned dinosaur (ceratopsian) with a face that both its mother and all dinosaur fans will fall in love with. Two specimens of Mercuriceratops gemini were discovered, one in...

New horned dinosaur reveals unique wing-shaped headgear

A new species of horned dinosaur has been named Mercuriceratops gemini: Mercuriceratops (Mercuri + ceratops) means "Mercury horned-face," referring to the wing-like ornamentation on its head that resembles the wings on the helmet of the Roman god, Mercury. Show More Summary

Mercuriceratops: With bony wings on its skull, dinosaur looked fly

A team of paleontologists has discovered a horned dinosaur with some seriously weird headgear. Meet Mercuriceratops, a Triceratops relative whose bony frill sports wing-like protrusions on either side of its head.

New horned dinosaur reveals unique wing-shaped headgear

Cleveland, Ohio - Scientists have named a new species of horned dinosaur (ceratopsian) based on fossils collected from Montana in the United States and Alberta, Canada. Mercuriceratops (mer-cure-E-sare-ah-tops) gemini was approximately 6 meters (20 feet) long and weighed more than 2 tons. Show More Summary

Arrhinoceratops brachyops: a Campanian Cretaceous Chasmosaurine Ceratopsid Which Hints at a Deep Split Within Chasmosaurinae

NEW INFORMATION ON THE RARE HORNED DINOSAUR ARRHINOCERATOPS BRACHYOPS (ORNITHISCHIA: CERATOPSIDAE) FROM THE UPPER CRETACEOUS OF ALBERTA, CANADAAuthors:Mallon et alAbstract:Arrhinoceratops brachyops is a poorly understood chasmosaurine...Show More Summary

Did Orinthschian Dinosaurs Engage in Combat?

Evaluating combat in ornithischian dinosaursAuthor:FarkeAbstract:Ornithischia, a diverse clade of herbivorous dinosaurs, has numerous members with structures hypothesized to function in combat. These include the horned ceratopsids, dome-headed pachycephalosaurs, spike-thumbed iguanodonts, tail-clubbed ankylosaurs and spiked stegosaurs, among others. Show More Summary

Tsintaosaurus - the 'flat nose' dinosaur that wasn't

Hopefully, most of you will already be aware that Tsintaosaurus has a new, far more dignified look, with its unfortunate unicorn horn replaced by a far more elegant affair reminiscent of other lambeosaurine hadrosaurs. This is thanks to Albert Prieto-Márquez and Jonathan Wagner, in a paper published in PLOS ONE (so it's free, free, free! To view). Show More Summary

New Dinosaur Looks Like a Cow

last yearOdd : Neatorama

A new species of dinosaur has been uncovered in Utah. It was named Nasutoceratops titusi, which means means "big-nosed horned face." An apt name. A University of Utah grad student discovered the first specimen in 2006 in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in the high desert of southern Utah. Show More Summary

Weird fossil sheds light on dinosaurs’ lost continent

Weird fossil sheds light on dinosaurs’ lost continent (via AFP) Palaeontologists in Utah on Wednesday said they had found the fossil of a strange horned dinosaur which roamed an island continent known as Laramidia. Dubbed Nasotoceratops titusi, the creature lived during the Late Cretaceous about 76 million years…  

Nasutoceratops titusi: Weird fossil sheds light on dinosaurs' lost continent

last yearArts : Artdaily

Palaeontologists in Utah on Wednesday said they had found the fossil of a strange horned dinosaur which roamed an island continent known as Laramidia. Dubbed Nasutoceratops titusi, the creature lived during the Late Cretaceous about 76 million years ago. Show More Summary

New Dinosaur Discovered, Given Extremely Apt Name of “Big Nose Horn Face”

last yearOdd : Geekosystem

All the dinosaurs have been dead for literally millions of years, but we still manage to find some new ones every once in a while.  Case in point: Nasutoceratops titusi , which was recently made an officially recognized species as described in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society. Show More Summary

New Big-Nose, Horned Dinosaur Species Announced

last yearOdd : Geekologie

Meet Nasutoceratops titusi ('big-nose horned face'), a new species of dinosaur related to the triceratops that was recently discovered in Utah. I think he's kind of cute looking. I mean I'm not going to ask him to prom or anything, but...Show More Summary

Three-horned poems for the new dinosaur, nasutoceratops, relative of the triceratops

last yearNews : ComPost

  There’s a new dinosaur in southern Utah — a relative of the triceratops called nasutoceratops (“big-nose horned-face”) and noted for its large nose and big horns. The dinosaur got the name “nasutoceratops” after describing itself to a sketch artist … Continue reading ?

Newly Discovered Dinosaur Sure Had One 'Supersize Schnoz'

last yearNews : The Two-Way

"Nasutoceratops translates as 'big-nose horned face." Scientists don't know why this Triceratops relative had such a large nose. Take a gander at what they think it looked like.

Big-nosed, long-horned dinosaur discovered in Utah

A remarkable new species of horned dinosaur has been unearthed in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, southern Utah. The huge plant-eater inhabited Laramidia, a landmass formed when a shallow sea flooded the central region of North America, isolating western and eastern portions for millions of years during the Late Cretaceous Period. Show More Summary

Nasutoceratops titusi... big-nose, horn-face...

A new dinosaur. "The horns are by far the absolute largest of any member of its group of dinosaurs - they curve sideways and forwards... In addition it has the biggest nose of its group too."

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