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Tarbosaurus

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Tarbosaurus Maleev p. 779
1958Tarbosaurus Huene p. 205
1959Tarbosaurus Huene p. 122
1964Tarbosaurus Tatarinov p. 539
1964Tarbosaurus Walker p. 128
1966Tarbosaurus Romer p. 369
1970Tarbosaurus Russell p. 20
1970Tarbosaurus Steel p. 42
1970Tarbosaurus Swinton p. 153
1976Tarbosaurus Kurzanov p. 93
1977Shanshanosaurus Dong
1977Tarbosaurus Rozhdestvensky p. 112
1978Tarbosaurus Bonaparte p. 466
1978Tarbosaurus Molnar p. 78
1979Tarbosaurus Dong p. 342
1980Tarbosaurus Molnar p. 103
1983Tarbosaurus Barsbold p. 96
1986Tarbosaurus Gauthier p. 9
1988Shanshanosaurus Carroll
1989Tarbosaurus Kurzanov p. 5
1989Tarbosaurus Mader and Bradley p. 45
1990Tarbosaurus Molnar et al. p. 190
1991Tarbosaurus Molnar p. 166
1992Tarbosaurus Buffetaut p. 135 fig. 2
1992Maleevosaurus Carpenter
1992Shanshanosaurus Currie p. 242
1992Tarbosaurus Currie p. 242
1992Shanshanosaurus Dong p. 165
1994Tarbosaurus Currie and Zhao p. 2080
1995Tarbosaurus Nessov p. 40
1995Jenghizkhan Olshevsky
1996Tarbosaurus Buffetaut et al. p. 690
1996Maleevosaurus Osmólska p. 27
1996Tarbosaurus Osmólska p. 27
1997Tarbosaurus Barsbold p. 448
2000Tarbosaurus Currie p. 448
2000Jenghizkhan Olshevsky p. 152
2000Tarbosaurus Olshevsky pp. 152-153
2001Shanshanosaurus Currie and Dong p. 1736
2001Shanshanosaurus Holtz, Jr. pp. 71-72 fig. 7.2
2003Tarbosaurus Currie p. 663
2003Tarbosaurus Currie et al. p. 6
2003Tarbosaurus Currie et al. p. 230 fig. 2
2003Maleevosaurus Rauhut p. 43
2003Shanshanosaurus Rauhut p. 43
2003Tarbosaurus Rauhut p. 43
2004Tarbosaurus Holtz, Jr. p. 112
2006Tarbosaurus Urban and Lamanna p. 234
2007Tarbosaurus Saveliev and Alifanov p. 281
2009Tarbosaurus Li et al.
2011Tarbosaurus Carr et al.
2011Tarbosaurus Hone et al. p. 496
2012Tarbosaurus Averianov et al. p. 145
2014Tarbosaurus Lu et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
superfamilyTyrannosauroidea
familyTyrannosauridae
genusTarbosaurus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
femur circumference3324.6281.0390.0312.056.2
fibula circumference289.384.095.089.57.78
tibia circumference2270.8261.0281.0271.014.1

Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Maximum body mass: 3000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 100 kgg
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2005-08-24 13:11:57
Modified: 2005-08-24 15:11:57
Source: g = genus, subo = suborder, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Benton 1983, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Campanian to the top of the Early/Lower Maastrichtian or 83.50000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (43 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Campanian83.6 - 72.1China (Henan) Tyrannosaurus luanchuanensis (49800)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0Mongolia (Omnogov) Deinodontidae indet. (37010 37011 38024) Gorgosaurus novojilovi (165580) T. bataar (37020 38023 180681 180684 180699 180700 180710) T. sp. (37007 127674 180680 180682 180812 180813) Tyrannosauridae indet. (37006 38696 38702 38703)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0China (Xinjiang) Shanshanosaurus huoyanshanensis (64144)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Mongolia (Omnogov) T. efremovi, Tyrannosaurus bataar (51972) T. sp. (100268 126797 127670 127679) Theropoda indet. (100266)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Mongolia (Bayankhongor) T. sp. (91909)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Mongolia (Omnogov) Gorgosaurus lancinator (73437) T. bataar (13108 69801 179625) T. sp. (55257 55258 127671 127681 127682 168809 168810)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0China (Heilongjiang) Theropoda indet. (37811)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Russian Federation (Amur) Albertosaurus periculosus, Tyrannosauridae indet. (38134)