Agujaceratops

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Agujaceratops
Temporal range: late Cretaceous
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Chasmosaurus

Lambe, 1914
Species

A. mariscalensis
A. mavericus

Agujaceratops (meaning "horned face from Aguja") is a chasmosaurine ceratopsid known from two species, A. mariscalensis (Lehman, 1989) and A. mavericus (Lehman et al., 2016), both discovered in Aguja, Texas.

History of discovery[change | change source]

Agujaceratops mariscalensis[change | change source]

The type species, A. mariscalensis, was first discovered in 1938, when three bonebeds was discovered and excavated by William Strain. The material was described, studied and named in 1989.

Agujaceratops mavericus[change | change source]

A. mavericus was described, studied and named in 2016.