Nanotyrannus

Nanotyrannus

Pronunciation:
nan-oh-tie-ran-us
Name meaning:
'tiny tyrant'
Nanotyrannus
Dinosaur description:
5.0m-long
large theropod
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Diet:
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Country:
USA
Period:
Late Cretaceous, 67-65 million years ago

Nanotyrannus specimens may actually be juvenile Tyrannosaurus rex specimens.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Tyrannosauroidea, Tyrannosauridae, Tyrannosaurinae
Named by:
Gilmore (1946)
Type species:
lancenis
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