Name: Hualianceratops ‭(‬ornamental horned face‭)‬.
Phonetic: Hu-ah-le-an-seh-rah-tops.
Named By: F.‭ ‬Han,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Forster,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Clark‭ & ‬X.‭ ‬Xu‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Ornithischia,‭ Ceratopsian, ‬Chaoyangsauridae.
Species: H.‭ ‬wucaiwanensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Skull roughly estimated about‭ ‬24.5‭ ‬centimetres long.‭ ‬Total body length uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Xinjiang‭ ‬-‭ ‬Shishugou Formation.
Time period: Oxfordian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and jaws.‭ ‬Some partial post cranial bones are known.

       Hualianceratops is a genus of small ceratopsian dinosaur that lived in China during the Late Jurassic.‭ ‬Identified as a member of‭ ‬the Chaoyangsauridae group of ceratopsians,‭ ‬Hualianceratops would have been a small and bipedal herbivore.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new taxon of basal ceratopsian from China and the early evolution of Ceratopsia.‭ - ‬PLoS ONE‭ ‬10‭(‬12‭)‬:e0143369:1-23.‭ ‬-‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Han,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Forster,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Clark‭ & ‬X.‭ ‬Xu‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.


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