Guanlong

Guanlong

gwan-long
'crowned dragon'
Guanlong
3.0m-long large theropod
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Diet: carnivorous carnivorous food icon
Country: China
Period: Late Jurassic, 159-154 million years ago

Guanlong had an air-filled crest on its head. It is the earliest known tyrannosauroid (Tyrannosaurus-like) dinosaur.

Guanlong milieu
Guanlong milieu

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Tyrannosauroidea
Named by: Xu, Clark, Forster, Norell, Erickson, Eberth, Jia and Zhao (2006)
Type species: wucaii
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