Name: Ferganocephale ‭(‬Fergana Province head‭)‬.
Phonetic: Fer-gan-o-sef-ah-le.
Named By: A.‭ ‬O.‭ ‬Averianov,‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Martin‭ & ‬A.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Bakirov‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Neornithischia,‭ ‬Pachycephalosauria.
Species: F.‭ ‬adenticulatum‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unknown.
Known locations: Kyrgyzstan‭ ‬-‭ ‬Balabansai Formation.
Time period: Callovian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Teeth.

       Ferganocephale is a dinosaur tooth taxon that might represent one of the earliest appearances of a pachycephalosaurid dinosaur.‭ ‬However,‭ ‬some researchers consider the teeth attributed to Ferganocephale to not be diagnostic enough to represent a new genus,‭ ‬and prefer to treat it as a Nomen dubium.‭ ‬Indeed,‭ ‬this is a common interpretation of all animals that are known only from teeth.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Pterosaur and dinosaur remains from the Middle Jurassic Balabansai Svita in the northern Fergana depression,‭ ‬Kyrgyzstan‭ (‬central Asia‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Palaeontology‭ ‬48‭(‬1‭)‬:135-155‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬O.‭ ‬Averianov,‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Martin‭ & ‬A.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Bakirov‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.


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