|Named By:||Zhao, Cheng, Xu, Makovicky in 2006|
|Time Period:||Late Jurassic, 167.7-161.2 Ma|
|Location:||China, Hebei Province, Xuanhua - Houcheng Formation|
|Size:||Estimated 90 centimetres long|
|Fossil(s):||Four individuals represented by partial skull and post cranial remains|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Marginocephalia | Ceratopsia | Chaoyangsauridae ||
Xuanhuaceratops is a genus of dinosaur from the Late Jurassic Period (dated to 167.7-161.2 million years ago). A member of the family Chaoyangsauridae, it was one of the earliest ceratopsians. The fossils were found in the Houcheng Formation of Hebei Province, northeastern China.
This dinosaur was described in a report in the journal Acta Geologica Sinica by Chinese paleontologist Zhao Xijin and colleagues. Xuanhuaceratops had previously been mentioned in press as "Xuanhuasaurus", a nomen nudum.