Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 158–65.5 Ma
|Suborder:||Ceratopsia Marsh, 1890|
This page is dedicated to a currently undescribed species of ceratopsid dinosaur in Sweden. Scaniaceratops is also the first ceratopsid discovered in Scandinavia and Europe, besides Leptoceratops.
Paleontologists in Kristianstad in Skåne, Sweden, discovered teeth from an unknown species of ceratopsid dinosaur.
Scaniceratops supposedly lived during the Late Cretaceous period in southern Sweden. It is believed that the animal lived in herds, just like all other ceratopsians are supposed to have done. The animal might have been preyed on by Sweden's undescribed tyrannosaurid.
When the inland sea retreated Kristianstad became a small desert, this might have been where some of these animals lived, and were being hunted by animals such as Sweden's undescribed tyrannosaurid. It's possible it might also have lived in more temperate forests.