Agujaceratops facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAgujaceratops
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 77Ma
Lucas, Sullivan & Hunt, 2006
Agujaceratops (meaning "horned face from Aguja") is a chasmosaurine ceratopsid known from two species, A. mariscalensis (Lehman, 1989) and A. mavericus (Lehman et al., 2016), both discovered in Aguja, Texas.
History of discovery
The type species, A. mariscalensis, was first discovered in 1938, when three bonebeds was discovered and excavated by William Strain. The material was described, studied and named in 1989.
A. mavericus was described, studied and named in 2016.
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