Genus: Anchiceratops BROWN, 1914
Etymology: Greek, anchi, “near, close” and Greek, ceratops, “horn face”: “near horn face”.

Species: ornatus BROWN, 1914
Etymology: Latin, ornatus, "ornament."

Holotype: AMNH 5251

Locality: 50 feet above Red Deer River, 7 miles below Tolman Ferry, right bank of the Red Deer River, Wheatland County, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Incomplete skull, anterior end and tip of supraorbital horn missing.

Paratype:

Locality: 40 feet above Red Deer River, 7 miles below Tolman Ferry, left bank of the Red Deer River, Wheatland County, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

AMNH 5259: Brain-case and supraorbital horns, part of skull.

Anchiceratops ornatus (modified from BROWN, 1914) Paratype: AMNH 5259.

Referred material:

 

Localty: 16 miles below Tolman Ferry, 50 feet above Red Deer River, Wheatland County, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

AMNH 5273: Skull.

 

Locality: 1 mile southwest of Morrin, Sec. 22, T30, R21, west side of Red Deer River, 150 feet above the river, Wheatland County, Alberta Provice, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

CMN 11838: Partial skull.

 

MALLON, HOLMES, EBERTH, RYAN & ANDERSON, 2011

Locality: Between Morrin and the Tolman bridge, east bank of the Red Deer River, SW Ld 16, S31, T21, W4, Wheatland County, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

RTMP 1983.001.0001: Fragmentary skull lacking, premaxilla, predentary, orbital horns and part of frill.

 

 

TANKE & FARKE, 2006

Locality: 7 1/2 miles southwest of Morrin, Red Deer River, Wheatland County, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous

Material:

UW 2419: Left half of posterior portion of skull.
Note: Extra parietal fenestrae.

 


Locality: 6 miles west and 3 miles north of Munson on the west side of the Red Deer River, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

ROM: Skull.

 


Locality: 6 miles west of Morrin, Red Deer River, Wheatland County, Alberta Provice, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous

Material:

ROM: Skull.

 

RUSSELL & CHAMNEY, 1967, TANKE, 2007

Locality: ¼ mile northeast of Alex Stauffer House [now about300 meteres north of east approach of Morin Bridge], about 20 feet above the Red Deer River, Rumsey Ferrry, Rumsey, Starland County, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

ROM 802: Skull missing lower jaw and snout.


Locality: West side of River, ½ mile below Munson Ferry, 100 feet above river, Wheatland County, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

UW 2419 (specimen was in Chicago Natural History Museum (ROM 1933-1): Skull.

 

Locality: 2.5 miles below Munson (Bleriot) Ferry, east side of River, 150 feet above river, Wheatland County, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

FMNH D 15003: Skull.

 

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Species: longirostris STERNBERG, 1929
Etymology: Latin, longi, "long" and Latin, rostris, "nose, snout."

Holotype: NMC 8535

Locality: 12 miles northwest of Morrin, Sec. 8, tp. 32, Range 21W, 4th prin. Mer, on the west side of and 70 feet above the Red Deer River, Wheatland County, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Skull.

Referred material:


Locality: 7 1/2 miles southwest of Rumsey, Red Deer River, Starland County, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

NMC 8538: Complete skeleton except skull.

 

Locality: East side of the Red Deer River, 7 miles northwest (possibly southwest?) of Rumsey, NW 1/4 of Sec. 6, Twp 33, R21, W4th, 90 feet above the River, Staarland County, Alberta Province, Canada.

Horizon: Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Edmonton Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, lower Maastrichtian Stage, Upper Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

CMN 8547: Partial skull and complete skeleton.