[D] Diceratus hatcheri [Su] [jG]
Cretaceous Late Maastrichtian
Ornithischia Genasauria Cerapoda Marginocephalia Ceratopia Neoceratopia Ceratopidae Chasmosaurinae
Lance Formation, Niobrara County, Wyoming, US
Genus - Typespecies - Skull
Nedoceratops hatcheri (Ukrainsky, 2007 vide Farke, 2011) > Diceratops hatcheri (Lull vide Hatcher, 1905) > Diceratus hatcheri (Mateus,2008 )
Formerly considered a specimen of Triceratops by many authorities, but recent analysis (Forster, 1996) suggests it is a distinct genus. The single poorly preserved type skull has distinctive openings in the frill that justify its status as a separate genus according to some researchers.