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Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum Dinosaur Catalog

Archaeoceratops oshimai Ornithischia Ceratopsia

Skeleton of Archaeoceratops
Archaeoceratops was discovered during the Sino-Japanese Silk Road Dinosaur Expedition (1992 - 93). The dinosaur is lightly built and is primitive among neoceratopsian dinosaurs. This taxon is characterized by the presence of three to four premaxillary teeth, differing tooth shape between the upper and lower jaws, and a short frill. This dinosaur was capable of walking bipedally and quadrupedally.

Figure of Archaeoceratops
Systematics
Ceratopsia
Age
Early Cretaceous
Estimated total length
1m
Locality
Gansu Province, China
Exhibition place of Archaeoceratops
Dinosaur World > Ornithischia
Archaeoceratops site : Gansu Province, China