What is another word for ceratopsia?

Pronunciation: [sˌɛɹɐtˈɒpsi͡ə] (IPA)

Ceratopsia is a group of herbivorous dinosaurs, known for their distinctive frilled skulls and horns on their head. Synonyms for ceratopsia include "horn-faced", "horned dinosaurs", and "frilled dinosaurs". The group includes well-known species such as Triceratops, Styracosaurus, and Protoceratops. Some lesser-known members of the group include Chasmosaurus, Centrosaurus, and Kosmoceratops. Ceratopsians roamed the Earth during the Late Cretaceous period, over 66 million years ago. Their fossils have been found in North America and Asia, and their impressive cranial ornaments have fascinated paleontologists for centuries. The study of ceratopsians provides valuable insights into the evolution of dinosaurs and the natural history of the planet.

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Usage examples for Ceratopsia

On the other hand, a branch of the vegetarian Ornithopods developed heavy armour, for defence against the carnivores, and became, under the burden of its weight, the quadrupedal and monstrous Stegosauria and ceratopsia.
"The Story of Evolution"
Joseph McCabe

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