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Guanlong

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

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Pronounced
gwan-long
Meaning of name
crowned dragon
Length
  3m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(159 - 154 million years ago)
Found in
Peoples Republic of China

Taxonomic details

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