Protoceratops was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Bayankhongor (Mongolia), Inner Mongolia (China) and East Gobi (Mongolia).

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Protoceratops was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. Gradzinski and T. Jerzykiewicz. 1972. Additional geographical and geological data from the Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expeditions. Palaeontologia Polonica 27:17-306
  • T. Jerzykiewicz and P. J. Currie. 1994. Djadokha Formation correlative strata in Chinese Inner Mongolia: an overview of the stratigraphy, sedimentary geology, and paleontology and comparisons with the type locality in the pre-Altai Gobi. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 39(10-11):2180-2195
  • Z. Kielan-Jaworowska. 1974. Multituberculate succession in the Late Cretaceous of the Gobi Desert (Mongolia). Palaeontologia Polonica 30:23-44