Naturwissenschaften

, Volume 96, Issue 7, pp 869–870 | Cite as

Turanoceratops tardabilis—sister taxon, but not a ceratopsid

  • Andrew A. Farke
  • Scott D. Sampson
  • Catherine A. Forster
  • Mark A. Loewen
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Keywords

Dinosauria Ceratopsidae Cretaceous Asia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew A. Farke
    • 1
  • Scott D. Sampson
    • 2
  • Catherine A. Forster
    • 3
  • Mark A. Loewen
    • 2
  1. 1.Raymond M. Alf Museum of PaleontologyClaremontUSA
  2. 2.Utah Museum of Natural HistorySalt Lake CityUSA
  3. 3.Department of Biological SciencesThe George Washington UniversityWashingtonUSA

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