Name: Menefeeceratops ‭(‬Menefee horned face‭)‬.
Phonetic: Man-e-fee-seh-rah-tops.
Named By: Sebastian G.‭ ‬Dalman,‭ ‬Spencer G.‭ ‬Lucas,‭ ‬Steven E.‭ ‬Jasinski,‭ ‬Asher J.‭ ‬Lichtig‭ & ‬Peter Dodson‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Dinosauiria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Ceratopsia,‭ ‬Ceratopsidae,‭ ‬Centrosaurinae,‭ ‬Nasutoceratopsini.
Species: M.‭ ‬sealeyi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Roughly estimated‭ ‬4‭ ‬-‭ ‬4.5‭ ‬meters body length.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬New Mexico‭ ‬-‭ ‬Menefee Formation.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Fossils of this dinosaur were first noted and described in‭ ‬1997,‭ ‬but it was not until‭ ‬2021‭ ‬until a new description portraying them as a distinct genus was published.‭ ‬Menefeeceratops is a genus of ceratopsian dinosaur that lived in North America during the late Cretaceous.‭ ‬Menefeeceratops is thought to represent one of‭ ‬the oldest known centrosaurine ceratopsians.‭

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new Late Cretaceous‭ (‬early Campanian‭) ‬vertebrate fauna from the Allison Member,‭ ‬Menefee Formation,‭ ‬San Juan Basin,‭ ‬New Mexico‭ ‬-‭ ‬T.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Williamson‭ ‬-‭ ‬1997.
- The oldest centrosaurine:‭ ‬a new ceratopsid dinosaur‭ (‬Dinosauria:‭ ‬Ceratopsidae‭) ‬from the Allison Member of the Menefee Formation‭ (‬Upper Cretaceous,‭ ‬early Campanian‭)‬,‭ ‬northwestern New Mexico,‭ ‬USA.‭ ‬-‭ ‬PalZ.‭ ‬95‭ (‬2‭)‬:‭ ‬291‭–‬335‭ ‬-‭ ‬Sebastian G.‭ ‬Dalman,‭ ‬Spencer G.‭ ‬Lucas,‭ ‬Steven E.‭ ‬Jasinski,‭ ‬Asher J.‭ ‬Lichtig‭ & ‬Peter Dodson‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.


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