a plant-eating pachycephalosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia.
Maryanska and Osmólska (1974
is derived from the Greek "tyle" (callus or hard swelling) and "kephale" (head), referring to its thickened skull roof.
The specific epithet
, gilmorei, honors paleontologist Charles Gilmore.
This mid-cretaceous pachycephalosaurid was discovered in the Barun Goyot Formation at Khulsan, Ömnögovi aimag (South Gobi province), Mongolia.
(ZPAL MgD-I/105) is a partial skull with a few teeth. A lower jaw and a few more teeth were assigned later.
: Late Cretaceous
: 86-71 mya
Est. max. length
: 2.4 meters
Est. max. hip height
: 1 meters
Est. max. weight
: 50 Kg
• T. Maryanska and H. Osmolska (1974) "Pachycephalosauria, a new suborder of ornithischian dinosaurs". Palaeontologia Polonica 30:45-102.
• Sullivan R.M. (2006) "A taxonomic review of the Pachycephalosauridae (Dinosauria: Ornithischia)".
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