Name: Prenoceratops ‭(‬bent horned face‭)‬.
Phonetic: Pree-noe-seh-rah-tops.
Named By: Brenda J.‭ ‬Chinnery‭ ‬-‭ ‬2004.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Ceratopsia,‭ ‬Leptoceratopsidae.
Species: P.‭ ‬pieganensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Roughly about‭ ‬2.75‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬Montana‭ ‬-‭ ‬Two Medicine Formation.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Remains of several individuals.

       A close relative of the better known ceratopsian dinosaur Leptoceratops,‭ ‬Prenoceratops can be told apart by the skull which has a greater slope to the skull than that seen in Leptoceratops.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Description of Prenoceratops pieganensis gen et sp.‭ ‬nov.‭ (‬Dinosauria:‭ ‬Neoceratopsia‭) ‬from the Two Medicine Formation of Montana.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬24‭ (‬3‭)‬:‭ ‬572‭–‬590.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Brenda J.‭ ‬Chinnery‭ ‬-‭ ‬2004.


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