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meaning: "Near horned face"
Named By: Barnum Brown in 1914
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 72-71 Ma
Location: Canada, Alberta - Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Dinosaur Park Formation. USA, Wyoming Almond Formation
Size: At least just over 4 meters long, possibly up to 6 meters long
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Usually only the skull and skull fragments, some partial post cranial material including an almost complete spine has also been found
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dionsauria | Ornithischia | Ceratopsia | Ceratopsidae | Chasmosaurinae |
Also known as: | Anchiceratops longirostris |

Anchiceratops ( ANG-key-SERR-a-tops) is an extinct genus of chasmosaurine ceratopsid dinosaur that lived approximately 72 to 71 million years ago during the latter part of the Cretaceous Period in what is now Alberta, Canada. Anchiceratops was a medium-sized, heavily built, ground-dwelling, quadrupedal herbivore that could grow up to an estimated 5 m (16.4 ft) long. Its skull featured two long brow horns and a short horn on the nose. The skull frill was elongated and rectangular, its edges adorned by coarse triangular projections. About a dozen skulls of the genus have been found.

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