PaleoDB taxon number: 57258
Alternative combinations: Daspletosaurus torrosus, Tyrannosaurus torosus
Full reference: D. A. Russell. 1970. Tyrannosaurs from the Late Cretaceous of western Canada. National Museum of Natural Sciences, Publications in Paleontology 1:1-34
Sister taxon: Daspletosaurus horneri
Type specimen: NMC 8506, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is RTMP Quarry 72, Steveville, (NMC), which is in a Campanian fine channel fill sandstone in the Oldman Formation of Canada.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore