Name: Lamaceratops ‭(‬lama horned face‭)‬.
Phonetic: Lah-mah-seh-rah-tops.
Named By: V.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Alifanov‭ ‬-‭ ‬2003.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Ceratopsia,‭ ‬Protoceratopsidae.
Species: L.‭ ‬tereschenkoi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unaviable.
Known locations: Mongolia.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and mandible‭ (‬lower jaw‭)‬.

       Since the genus was named in‭ ‬2003,‭ ‬there has been some speculation that Lamaceratops may in fact be based upon fossils referable to Bagaceratops.‭ ‬This is because there is very little difference between known fossils of Bagaceratops and the holotype fossils for Lamaceratops,‭ ‬though Lamaceratops may also represent a species of Bagaceratops not yet named.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Two new dinosaurs of the infraorder Neoceratopsia‭ (‬Ornithischia‭) ‬from the Upper Cretaceous of the Nemegt Depression,‭ ‬Mongolian People's Republic.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Paleontological Journal‭ ‬37‭(‬5‭)‬:524-534‭ ‬-‭ ‬V.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Alifanov‭ ‬-‭ ‬2003.
-‭ ‬Yamaceratops dorngobiensis,‭ ‬a new primitive ceratopsian‭ (‬Dinosauria:‭ ‬Ornithischia‭) ‬from the Cretaceous of Mongolia.‭ ‬-‭ ‬American Museum Novitates‭ ‬3530:‭ ‬1‭–‬42.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Peter J.‭ ‬Makovicky‭ & ‬Mark A.‭ ‬Norell‭ ‬-‭ ‬2006.


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