Tylocephale

Name: Tylocephale ‭(‬Swollen head‭)‬.
Phonetic: ‭T‬ie-lo-sef-a-lay.
Named By: T.‭ ‬Maryanska and H.‭ ‬Osmolska‭ ‬-‭ ‬1974.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ ‬Pachycephalosauria,‭ ‬Pachycephalosauridae.
Species: T.‭ ‬gilmorei‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: About‭ ‬1.4‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Mongolia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Barun Goyot Formation.‭
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of an individual.

       At‭ ‬1.4‭ ‬meters long,‭ ‬Tylocephale was towards the smaller end of the size scale for a pachycephalosaur.‭ ‬Despite this,‭ ‬Tylocephale managed to evolve the tallest head dome of any currently known pachycephalosaur genera.‭ ‬Tylocephale also likely shared its habitat with the larger pachycephalosaur Prenocephale.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Pachycephalosauria,‭ ‬a new suborder of ornithischian dinosaurs,‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Maryanska and H.‭ ‬Osmolska‭ ‬-‭ ‬1974.



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