Tag Archives: Ceratopsians

Scare Quotes and Recent Ceratopsians


Scare quotes are a figurative use of quotation marks to imply the object(s) being enclosed (be it a theory, phrase, or word) are not proscribed by the quoting author(s) [n1]. In this case, they are used around taxonomic names that … Continue reading

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Some Relief to Anticipation


I’ve recently had an opportunity to digest in part the contents of a book I mentioned back here. In this work, authors perform much new taxonomic work, but there’s some theoretical stuff there, too. Eventually, I’ll get around to reading … Continue reading

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On Ceratops


Three things to note here: 1. Ceratops montanus is not complete, and is based on incomplete cranial remains that are considered unusable for further taxonomic purposes. It is, in short, a nomen dubium. 2. The word ceratops is a Latinized … Continue reading

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Anticipation


I am fairly interested in the work that is presented in New Perspectives on Horned Dinosaurs [1], a volume of data that should be useful to someone like me. More, I am interested in putting forward some posts on ceratopsians … Continue reading

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