Tag Archives: Ceratopsia

Crowned Kings

A recently completed art project (ostensibly to hone skills and objectively to explore reconstruction ideas) led me through the Ceratopsidae from its beginnings to its end. This was observed on Twitter, where I posted each full piece (at reduced size), … Continue reading

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When Does Morphology Trump Ontogeny?

An outstanding issue among some systematists is the question when, in a given sample, a series of recognized taxa are argued to be an array of successively distant sister taxa versus a reflection of transformation in an ontogenetic series in … Continue reading

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