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meaning: "Dawn horned face"
Named By: H. You, D. Li, Q. Ji, M. Lamanna & P. Dodson in 2005
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, Aptian
Location: China, Gansu Province
Size: Skull 20 centimetres long, total length estimated about 2 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Almost complete skull of a subadult. Holotype is IG-2004-VD-001
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Ceratopsia |

Auroraceratops, meaning "dawn horned face", is a genus of basal neoceratopsian dinosaur, from the Early Cretaceous (Aptian age) of north central China and South Korea. The etymology of the generic name refers to its status as an early ceratopsian and also to Dawn Dodson, wife of Peter Dodson, one of the palaeontologists who described it.

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