Name: Mercuriceratops ‭(‬Mercury horned face‭)‬.
Phonetic: Mer-cu-re-ah-seh-rah-tops.
Named By: M.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Ryan,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Evans,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Currie‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Lowman‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ Ornithischia, Ceratopsia.
Species: M.‭ ‬gemini‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains,‭ ‬but comparison to Chasmosaurus suggests a length of about‭ ‬4.5-4.8‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Canada,‭ ‬Alberta‭ ‬-‭ ‬Dinosaur Park Formation.‭ ‬USA,‭ ‬Montana‭ ‬-‭ ‬Judith River Formation.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Two partial squamosal bones.

       Mercuriceratops is a genus of chasmosaurine ceratopsian dinosaur that lived in North America during the Cretaceous.‭ ‬Unfortunately not much is known for certain about Mercuriceratops,‭ ‬however,‭ ‬it has been speculated to have been comparable to Chasmosaurus in size.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new chasmosaurine from northern Laramidia expands fill disparity in ceratopsid dinosaurs.‭ ‬Naturwissenchaften‭ ‬101:505-512.‭ ‬-‭ ‬M.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Ryan,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Evans,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Currie‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Lowman‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.


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