Cerasinops was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Montana.

Quick facts about Cerasinops:

  • Existed from 83.6 million years ago to 72.1 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 3 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Cerasinops illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Cerasinops was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • B. J. Chinnery and J. R. Horner. 2007. A new neoceratopsian dinosaur linking North American and Asian taxa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(3):625-641
  • C. W. Gilmore. 1939. Ceratopsian dinosaurs from the Two Medicine Formation, Upper Cretaceous of Montana. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 87(3066):1-18
  • C. W. Gilmore. 1936. Fossil hunting in Montana and Wyoming. Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1935 3382:1-4