Auroraceratops was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Gansu (China) and Gansu (China).

Quick facts about Auroraceratops:

  • Existed from 129.4 million years ago to Albian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Auroraceratops was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • H. You and D. Li. 2005. On a new genus of basal neoceratopsian dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Gansu Province, China. Acta Geologica Sinica 79(5):593-597
  • H.-L. You and E. M. Morschhauser. 2012. Auroraceratops sp. (Dinosauria: Neoceratopsia) from the Early Cretaceous of the Mazongshan area in northwestern China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 30(2):170-180