(Navajo horned face).
Named By: D. W. Fowler & E. A. Freedman Fowler - 2020.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Ceratopsidae, Chasmosaurinae.
Species: N. sullivani (type).
Known locations: USA, New Mexico - Kirtland Formation.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull (parietal bones).
is a genus of ceratopsian
dinosaur that lived in North America during
the late Cretaceous. At the time of the description Navajoceratops
known only from a partial skull bones that a reveal a little of the
shape of the neck frill. These suggest that Navajoceratops
chasmosaurine ceratopsian dinosaur.
- Transitional evolutionary forms in chasmosaurine ceratopsid dinosaurs: evidence from the Campanian of New Mexico. - PeerJ 8:e9251. - D. W. Fowler & E. A. Freedman Fowler - 2020.