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Nanotyrannus Bakker et al. 1988 (tyrannosaurine)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53212

Alternative spelling: Nannotyrannus

Full reference: R. T. Bakker, M. Williams, and P. J. Currie. 1988. Nanotyrannus, a new genus of pygmy tyrannosaur, from the latest Cretaceous of Montana. Hunteria 1(5):1-30

Parent taxon: Tyrannosaurinae according to T. R. Holtz 2004

Sister taxa: Alioramus, Daspletosaurus, Lythronax, Nanuqsaurus, Tarbosaurini, Teratophoneus, Tyrannosaurini, Tyrannosaurus, Tyrannosaurus zhuchengensis, Zhuchengtyrannus

Subtaxa: Nanotyrannus lancensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore