Torosaurus latus

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Ceratopsoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Cladus: Avemetatarsalia
Cladus: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauriformes
Cladus: Dracohors
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: †Ornithischia
Cladus: †Genasauria
Cladus: †Neornithischia
Cladus: †Cerapoda
Cladus: †Marginocephalia
Subordo: †Ceratopsia
Cladus: †Neoceratopsia
Superfamilia: †Ceratopsoidea

Familia: †Ceratopsidae
Subfamillia: †Chasmosaurinae
Genus: Torosaurus
Species: Torosaurus latus

NameEdit

  • Torosaurus latus Marsh, 1891

Type locality: Lance Formation, Niobrara County, Wyoming, USA.
Holotype: YPM 1830

SynonymyEdit

  • Torosaurus gladius Marsh, 1891

ReferencesEdit

  • Marsh, O.C. 1891: Notice of new vertebrate fossils. The American Journal of Science, series 3 42: 265–269.
  • Hunt, R.K. & Lehman, T.M. 2008: Attributes of the ceratopsian dinosaur Torosaurus, and new material from the Javelina Formation (Maastrichtian) of Texas. Journal of Paleontology 82 (6): 1127–1138.
  • Scannella, J. & Horner, J.R. 2010: Torosaurus Marsh, 1891, is Triceratops Marsh, 1889 (Ceratopsidae: Chasmosaurinae): synonymy through ontogeny. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30 (4): 1157 - 1168. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2010.483632