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meaning: "Liaoning horned face"
Named By: X. Xu, P. J. Makovicky, X. Wang, M. A. Norell & H. You in2002
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, 130 Ma
Location: China, Liaoning Province - Yixian Formation
Size: Holotype skull is 154 millimetres long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Holotype is of an almost complete skull, partial skulls of two juvenile individuals also known
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Cerapoda | Ceratopsia |

Liaoceratops, meaning "Liao Horned Face", is a ceratopsian dinosaur believed to be an early relative of the horned ceratopsids. It lived in the early Cretaceous, some 130 million years ago. It was discovered in China by a team of American and Chinese scientists. Liaoceratops was much smaller than its later relatives, but offers a glimpse into the early evolution of this group of dinosaurs.

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