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Protoceratops Granger and Gregory 1923 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38848

Synonym: Bainoceratops Tereschenko and Alifanov 2003 (taxon 85991)

Full reference: W. Granger and W. K. Gregory. 1923. Protoceratops andrewsi, a pre-ceratopsian dinosaur from Mongolia, with an appendix on the structural relationships of the Protoceratops beds. American Museum Novitates 72:1-9

Parent taxon: Protoceratopsidae according to B. Kim et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Asiaceratopsinae, Bagaceratops, Magnirostris

Subtaxa: Protoceratops andrewsi, Protoceratops hellenikorhinus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore