Stegoceratops is a hybrid of Nasutoceratops, Stegosaurus, Triceratops, a beetle and a snake or just Stegosaurus and Triceratops. Despite appearing in the toy line and game adaptation of Template:Film, it did not appear in the film itself.
Stegoceratops appears in Jurassic World: The Game. It appears as an opponent in one of the Battle Stages of Jurassic World: The Game. It was originally unavailable to obtain until June 10, 2015, only appearing in a battle stage. It can be created by fusing both a Level 40 Stegosaurus and a Level 40 Triceratops. Upon this fusing, it will be purchasable in the game's market.
Before the update on June 10, 2015 Stegoceratops had a nasal horn and a frill like Triceratops until this later update changed it to resemble how it looked in the concept art of Jurassic World.
Stegoceratops' appears in the level "Main Street Showdown" on a computer screen inside the Hammond Creation Lab like in the Template:Film film. Gray Mitchell it on the computer screen and comments that it is not a real dinosaur.
The player can potentially create the Stegoceratops in the Dinosaur Customizer if they have the DNA of Triceratops and Stegosaurus.
Stegoceratops will be in Jurassic World: Alive. Strangely, this version looks very different from how it is usually portrayed in JP Media, with a head looking more like Triceratops than a Nasutoceratops.
A figure of Stegoceratops is a part of Hasbro's Jurassic World toy line. Pressing down on its thagomizer causes its head to jut forward in a ramming motion. There two skin variations of the toy with one being dark green and the other being brown.
Stegoceratops is part of the Jurassic World: Dino Hybrid toy line. It seems to be based on a level 40 Stegoceratops from Jurassic World: The Game. It will be available as one of the Basher and Biter figures, retooled from Stegoceratops.
Behind The Scenes
Stegoceratops was originally supposed to physically appear in the Template:Film film in a scene where Owen Grady and Claire Dearing encountered it in the jungle, discovering that Dr. Henry Wu was making more hybrids in secret, but it was cut when the script was being written, due to Colin Trevorrow's son saying that if they had Stegoceratops along with Indominus rex, the I. rex would feel less special.
According to early designs of the hybrids shown on the Creation Lab's computer monitor in Jurassic World, the beetle used in its creation gives it "exo-skeletal [sic] armour". Furthermore, one of the renderings says "GENE ASSET ID OWL #092345.435" which suggests that the film version of Stegoceratops might have owl DNA, though since this was never used in the film, it is unknown if this is canon. It also two different code names; these being "STEG.235" and "STEGA.324A-1", but these were ultimately never used and the computer screen in the final film instead shows "TRX REX.345-ALPHA" like with Indominus rex and the Pachycephalosaur-theropod hybrid.
Despite it being part Triceratops, the face and horns resembles Nasutoceratops. Its frill appears to have been based on a hypothetical restoration of Triceratops by Nobu Tamura, although the frill on the Level 40 Stegoceratops from Jurassic World: The Game looks more like a Styracosaurus frill, not a Triceratops frill or a Nasutoceratops frill.
- The Stegoceratops appears in LEGO Jurassic World: The Indominus Escape. It appears as one of the dinosaurs that assists Owen Grady, Claire Dearing, and the Asset Containment Unit in corralling the Indominus rex.
- JPToys - New Pictures and More! (May 8, 2015) Retrieved from http://www.jptoys.com/index.php/2015/05/08/608-new-pictures-and-more
- Empie Magazine - Empire Spoiler Podcast: Ten Secrets Of Jurassic World Retrieved from http://www.empireonline.com/features/secrets-of-jurassic-world