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Description Torosaurus and Triceratops compared.
  • A, Triceratops prorsus holotype YPM 1822 and
  • B, Torosaurus latus ANSP 15192.
Triceratops is characterized by a short frill with a flat squamosal, an upturned caudal margin of the frill, the absence of fenestrae, and a midline epiparietal. Torosaurus is characterized by an elongate frill with a straighter edge, a concave squamosal, and lack of upturning of the frill.
Date 2012
Author Nicholas R. Longrich*, Daniel J. Field


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