Name: Kulceratops ‭(‬Khodzhakul horned face‭)‬.
Phonetic: Kul-seh-rah-tops.
Named By: L.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Nessov‭ ‬-‭ ‬1995.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Ceratopsidae.
Species: K.‭ ‬kulensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Uncertain due to lack of fossil remains.
Known locations: Uzbekistan‭ ‬-‭ ‬Khodzhakul Formation.
Time period: Albian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Left maxilla.

       Kulceratops is a very interesting genus of ceratopsian dinosaur as the holotype has been dated to coming from a fossil deposit Albian of the Early Cretaceous in age.‭ ‬This makes Kulceratops a candidate for being one of the first ceratopsian dinosaurs to appear.‭ ‬Unfortunately Kulceratops is only known from a partial maxilla‭ (‬upper jaw bone‭)‬,‭ ‬making the attribution of further remains so difficult,‭ ‬that many researchers consider the genus to be a dubious genus of dinosaur.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Dinozavri severnoi Yevrazii:‭ ‬Novye dannye o sostave kompleksov,‭ ‬ekologii i paleobiogeografii‭ [‬Dinosaurs of northern Eurasia:‭ ‬new data about assemblages,‭ ‬ecology,‭ ‬and paleobiogeography‭]‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Institute for Scientific Research on the Earth's Crust,‭ ‬St.‭ ‬Petersburg State University,‭ ‬St.‭ ‬Petersburg‭ ‬1-156.‭ ‬-‭ ‬L.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Nessov‭ ‬-‭ ‬1995.


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