CerapodaCeratopsiaCeratopsidaeCeratopsoideaChasmosaurinaeCoronosauriaDinosauriaGenasauriaLate CretaceousMarginocephaliaNeoceratopsiaNeornithischiaNorth AmericaOrnithischiaTriceratopsini

Torosaurus latus

Dinosaur: Torosaurus latus

Type: Ceratops

Length*:8 m26.2 ft
Weight*:7 tons15,432 lb
ESR: 3.5 / 4 (estimated size reliability)
*The largest known specimen


Material: At least 10 individuals (mostly skulls).
References: Sullivan, R.M., Boere, A.C. & Lucas, S.G. (2005) "Redescription of the ceratopsid dinosaur Torosaurus utahensis (Gilmore, 1946) and a revision of the genus". Longrich, N. R. & Field, D. J. (2012). "Torosaurus is not Triceratops: Ontogeny in chasmosaurine ceratopsids as a case study in dinosaur taxonomy". McDonald, A.T., Campbell, C.E. & Thomas, B. (2016) "A New Specimen of the Controversial Chasmosaurine Torosaurus latus (Dinosauria: Ceratopsidae) from the Upper Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation of Montana.


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