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†family Tyrannosauridae Osborn 1906 (tyrannosaurid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 38606

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1906. Tyrannosaurus, Upper Cretaceous carnivorous dinosaur. (Second communication.). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 22(16):281-296

Parent taxon: Tyrannosauroidea according to T. D. Carr et al. 2017

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, Tyrannosaurus lanpingensis, Xiongguanlong

Subtaxa: Albertosaurinae, Albertosaurus, Gorgosaurus, Ornithomimus grandis, Tarbosaurus, Tyrannosaurinae, Tyrannosauripus, Yezosaurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore