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Tyrannosaurus lanpingensis Yeh 1975 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 65682

Alternative combinations: Tarbosaurus lanpingensis, Tyrannosaurus lanpingi

Belongs to Tyrannosauroidea according to T. R. Holtz 2004

Sister taxa: Alectrosaurus, Alioramini, Appalachiosaurus, Aublysodon, Aviatyrannis, Bagaraatan, Bistahieversor, Calamosaurus, Chingkankousaurus, Deinodon, Dilong, Diplotomodon, Dryptosaurus, Eotyrannus, Juratyrant, Labocania, Laelaps macropus, Proceratosauridae, Raptorex, Santanaraptor, Stokesosaurus, Timimus, Timurlengia, Tomodon horrificus, Tyrannosauridae, Xiongguanlong

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lanping dinosaur site, which is in a Cretaceous estuary/bay mudstone/siltstone in the Jingxing Formation of China

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore