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MAGNIROSTRIS

a plant-eating protoceratopsian, possibly a synonyn of Bagaceratops, from the Late Cretaceous of China.
Pronunciation: MAG-nih-ROS-tris
Meaning: Big Snout
Author/s: You and Dong (2003)
Synonyms: None known
First Discovery: Inner Mongolia, China
Chart Position: 431

Magnirostris dodsoni

"Bless'ed are the big noses!" Update coming soon...
(Dodson's big snout)Etymology
The name Magnirostris is derived from the Latin "magnus" (big) and "rostrum" (beak or snout) in reference to its... big snout
The species epithet, dodsoni, honors American paleontologist Peter Dodson.
Discovery
The remains of Magnirostris were discovered at Bayan Mandahu, Inner Mongolia, China, by the Sino-Canadian Dinosaur Project.
The holotype (IVPP V 12513) is an almost complete skull.
Estimations
Timeline:
Era: Mesozoic
Epoch: Late Cretaceous
Stage: Campanian
Age range: 76-71 mya
Stats:
Est. max. length: ?
Est. max. hip height: ?
Est. max. weight: ?
Diet: Herbivore
References
• You H-L and Dong Z-M (2003) "A new protoceratopsid (Dinosauria: Neoceratopsia) from the Late Cretaceous of Inner Mongolia, China". Acta Geologica Sinica, Vol. 77, Issue 3, Pages 299–303.
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