Best Marginocephalian DinosaursCrimsonShark A "Marginocephalian" is a group of ornithischian dinosaurs who's most noticeable traits is usually found on their skulls. Marginocephalians are split into two groups; the first are the Pachycephalosaurids which are bipedal and possess hardened domes on their skulls and small spikes behind them. The second group is Ceratopsians who are usually quadrupedal and are famous for possessing a set of horns on their nose and/or eyebrows and large, often flamboyant crests behind their skulls. Both groups were usually herbivorous.
Which Marginocephalian do you think stands out the most?
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Not the most famous, but definitely a noticeable one. It definitely looks to be one of the coolest and most badass-looking dinosaurs, herbivore or not. - CrimsonShark
The obvious poster boy when it comes to horned dinosaurs. Also, that picture looks really cool ;). - CrimsonShark
Easily the most famous domed dinosaur. I simply love its design, though. - CrimsonShark
With its genus name "hogwartsia" it literally means "Dragon King of Hogwarts". How cool is that :). Though it could be a junior synonym for Pachycephalosaurus :/... - CrimsonShark
That name sounds cool and it looks really intimidating. The name is perfect :). - CrimsonShark
Even though it isn't as large or impressive looking, Protoceratops is an important dinosaur when it comes to paleontological history. It is the first dinosaur to be found beside a nest, proving that dinosaurs laid eggs like a usual reptile would. - CrimsonShark
It is bipedal but is actually a very early ceratopsian as it doesn't even have a frill. It is one of the most important ceratopsians when it comes to dinosaur history. - CrimsonShark
One of the smallest dinosaurs, but it also has the longest name for one. It is 24 letters long for crying out loud... - CrimsonShark
It could be a synonym of Triceratops, but Torosaurus does have a noticeable record for having one of the largest skulls out of any animal that ever lived. - CrimsonShark
One of the most well-known and researched pachycephalosaurids, having been found in the Dinosaur Park and Oldman Formations. - CrimsonShark
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