Velafrons

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Velafrons
Temporal range: Upper Cretaceous
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Velafrons

Gates et al., 2007
Species
  • V. coahuilensis Gates et al., 2007 (type)

Velafrons (meaning "sailed forehead") is a genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of Mexico. Its fossils were found in the Upper Cretaceous Cerro del Pueblo Formation (about 73.5 million years old), near Rincon Colorado, Coahuila, Mexico. The type specimen is CPC-59, and the type species is V. coahuilensis.