Named By: Angel AlejandroRamírez Velasco, Felisa J.Aguilar, René Hernández-Rivera, José Luis Gudiño Maussán, Marisol Lara Rodríguez & Jesús Alvarado-Ortega - 2021.
Classification: Chordata, Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Ornithopoda, Hadrosauridae, Lambeosaurinae, Parasaurolophini.
Species: T. galorum (type).
Size: Roughly estimated to be about 8 meters long.
Known locations: Mexico, Coahuila - Cerro del Pueblo Formation.
Time period: Late Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Almost complete skull, jaws. Partial post cranial skeleton, including the tail that was still articulated.
is a genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur that lived in Mexico during the late
Cretaceous. Although a lot of the post cranial skeleton was unknown
at the time of the genus description, what is known, including the
skull, represents one of the best preserved lambeosaurine
hadrosaurs discovered in Mexico. Like others of its kind,
Tlatolophus would have been a plant eating
quadrupedal but still capable of bipedal locomotion. Tlatolophus
a large crest rising up from above and back from the top of its skull.
- Tlatolophus galorum, gen. et sp. nov., a parasaurolophini dinosaur from the upper Campanian of the Cerro del Pueblo Formation, Coahuila, northern Mexico. - Cretaceous Research. 126. - Angel AlejandroRamírez Velasco, Felisa J.Aguilar, René Hernández-Rivera, José Luis Gudiño Maussán, Marisol Lara Rodríguez & Jesús Alvarado-Ortega - 2021.