Archaeoceratops oshimai is one of the most primitive neoceratopsian dinosaurs

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Archaeoceratops oshimai is one of the most primitive neoceratopsian dinosaurs

Archaeoceratops oshimai is one of the most primitive neoceratopsian dinosaurs, Animatronic dinosaur supplier and is known from a nearly complete skull and partial skeleton. Based on my investigation, it seems that Archeoceratops and the psittacosaurids might have been closely related to each other. Archaeoceratops was once thought that it migrated from Central Asia across the Bering land bridge to North America where it gave rise to the true horned dinosaurs, ceratopsids. However, recent phylogenetic studies indicate that ancestral ceratopsids were probably small bipedal dinosaurs similar to Liaoceratops.

 

The first dinosaur known from the Turpan Basin was a theropod similar to Szechuanosaurus. The specimen was a fragmentary jaw collected by geologists of the Xinjiang Petroleum Bureau, animatronic dinosaur for sale and described by Young and Sun in 1957. In 1964 and 1965, a field crew of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology visited the basin and collected numerous dinosaur bones from the Late Jurassic and Cretaceous deposits ( Dong, 1977, 1992 ) . During the summer of 1993, the Sino-Japan Silk Road Dinosaur Expedition went to the Turpan Basin of the Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu. They mainly explored the Late Jurassic deposits and collected bones of the new large sauropod, Hudieshurus sinojapanorum. A large sauropod claw was also found by the crew in the Late Cretaceous beds of Subashi Formation.