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Eotyrannus

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Eotyrannus is known from a partial skull and partial skeleton.

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Pronounced
ee-oh-ti-ran-us
Meaning of name
dawn tyrant
Length
  5m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(127 - 121 million years ago)
Found in
England, United Kingdom

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Tyrannosauroidea, Eotyrannus
Named by
Hutt, Naish, Martill, Barker and Newberry (2001)
Type species
lengi