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Helioceratops
Fossil range: Middle Cretaceous
Scientific classification

Class

Sauropsida

Order

Ornithischia

Suborder

Ceratopsia

Genus

Helioceratops Jin L. et al., 2009

Species

  • H. brachygnathus Jin L. et al., 2009



Helioceratops is a genus of neoceratopsian dinosaur from the Middle Cretaceous of China. The type species is H. brachygnathus, described in 2009 by a group of paleontologists led by Jin Liyong. Helioceratops was discovered in the Quantou Formation of China's eastern Jilin province.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jin Liyong; Chen Jun, Zan Shuqin and Pascal Godefroit (2009). "A New Basal Neoceratopsian Dinosaur from the Middle Cretaceous of Jilin Province, China". Acta Geologica Sinica. doi:10.1111/j.1755-6724.2009.00023.x. 


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