(ornamental horned face).
Named By: F. Han, C. A. Forster, J. M. Clark & X. Xu - 2015.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Ceratopsian, Chaoyangsauridae.
Species: H. wucaiwanensis (type).
Size: Skull roughly estimated about 24.5 centimetres long. Total body length uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: China, Xinjiang - Shishugou Formation.
Time period: Oxfordian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and jaws. Some partial post cranial bones are known.
is a genus of small ceratopsian
dinosaur that lived in China during the
Late Jurassic. Identified as a member of the Chaoyangsauridae group
of ceratopsians, Hualianceratops would have been
a small and bipedal
- A new taxon of basal ceratopsian from China and the early evolution of Ceratopsia. - PLoS ONE 10(12):e0143369:1-23. - F. Han, C. A. Forster, J. M. Clark & X. Xu - 2015.