(5 horned face)
83.5 - 65
SIZE: Length 6.8 m (22 ft). Height 2.5m (8 ft). Weight
FOSSILS: 8 complete or partial skulls, 1 complete and several
COMMENTS: Pentaceratops had a large
neck frill with a knobbly back edge that extended half way down its back. It had
a large nose and eyebrow horns, and smaller cheekbone horns. Its body was relatively
short and stubby, with a tail shorter than either Triceratops or Chasmosaurus.
A new skull found in 1941 but only fully prepared in 1998 is up to 25% longer than
previous examples, with a total length of more than 3m (10 ft).
P. sternbergii Osborn, 1923
P. fenestratus Wiman, 1930 and Chasmosaurus sternbergi.
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