Dinosaurs: Arrhinoceratops, the hornless dinosaur

Dinosaurs: Arrhinoceratops, the hornless dinosaur

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Arrhinoceratops Profile

Translation: "no horn on the nose"
Description: Herbivore, quadruped
Order: Ornithischia
Suborder: Marginocephalia
Infraorder: Ceratopsia
Microorder: Neoceratopsia
Family: Ceratopsidae
Height: 2.1 meters
Length: 4.5 meters
Weight: 1,300 kg
Period: Upper Cretaceous

Found in Alberta (Canada) in 1925, the Arrhinoceratops only his skull is known, which was found partially crushed and slightly distorted, in addition to being without his lower jaws.

Yes it is known that this dinosaur had a wide frill on its neck, armed with spikes.

Had a very short horn on his nose and two long horns on his eyebrows, slightly curved forward.

Its name is because at first it was believed that he did not have a horn on his nose, although it was eventually revealed that this was not the case.

Is a cousin of one of the most famous dinosaurs: the triceratops.

Image: N. Tamura on Wikimedia

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