(named after the deity Beg-tse).
Named By: Congyu Yu, Albert Prieto-Marquez, Tsogtbaatar Chinzorig, Zorigt Badamkhatan & Mark Norell - 2020.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosaur, Ornithischia, Ceratopsia, Neoceratopsia.
Species: B. tse (type).
Size: Holotype skull about 14 centimetres long.
Known locations: Mongolia - Ulaanoosh Formation.
Time period: Late (Cenomanian?) of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull.
dinosaur Beg is a genus of ceratopsian
dinosaur that lived in Asia
during the late Cretaceous. The full type species combination of this
dinosaur is Beg tse, and is derived from the
Beg-tse, an ancient god of war usually depicted
with a ferocious face.
- A neoceratopsian dinosaur from the early Cretaceous of Mongolia and the early evolution of ceratopsia. - Communications Biology. 3 (1): 1–8. - Congyu Yu, Albert Prieto-Marquez, Tsogtbaatar Chinzorig, Zorigt Badamkhatan & Mark Norell - 2020.