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†superfamily Tyrannosauroidea Walker 1964 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 58837

Invalid subtaxa: Chingkankonsaurus Young 1958 [nomen nudum] (no. 103644), Chingkankousaurus Young 1958 [nomen nudum] (no. 38577), Deinodon Leidy 1856 [nomen dubium] (no. 56322), Dinodon Leidy 1856 [nomen dubium] (no. 66537), Diplotomodon Leidy 1868 [nomen dubium] (no. 68321), Diplotomodon horrificas Leidy 1865 [nomen dubium] (no. 357610), Diplotomodon horrificus Leidy 1865 [nomen dubium] (no. 68322), Tarbosaurus lanpingensis Yeh 1975 [nomen dubium] (no. 92304), Tomodon horrificus Leidy 1865 [nomen dubium] (no. 66911), Tyrannosaurus lanpingensis Yeh 1975 [nomen dubium] (no. 65682), Tyrannosaurus lanpingi Yeh 1975 [nomen dubium] (no. 315047)

Full reference: A. D. Walker. 1964. Triassic reptiles from the Elgin area: Ornithosuchus and the origin of carnosaurs. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences 248:53-134

Parent taxon: Coelurosauria according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

Sister taxa: Alvarezsauria, Aorun, Bicentenaria, Bressanichnus, Britoichnium, Coeluridae, Coelurus, Compsognathidae, Defarrariischnium, Halticosauridae, Ignotornis, Juravenator, Lapparentichnus, Lourinhanosaurus, Maniraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Nedcolbertia, Neotripodiscus, Ngexisaurus, Ornithomimipodidae, Plesiothornipus, Satapliasaurus, Sinosauropteryx, Tanycolagreus, Taupezia, Tugulusaurus, Xinjiangovenator, Xiuningpus, Zuolong

Subtaxa: Alectrosaurus, Alioramini, Appalachiosaurus, Aviatyrannis, Bagaraatan, Bistahieversor, Calamosaurus, Dilong, Dryptosaurus, Eotyrannus, Juratyrant, Labocania, Moros, Proceratosauridae, Raptorex, Santanaraptor, Stokesosaurus, Suskityrannus, Teihivenator, Timimus, Timurlengia, Tyrannosauridae, Xiongguanlong

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Type: Tyrannosaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore