Nanuqsaurus hoglundi Fiorillo and Tykoski 2014 (tyrannosaurine)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae

Alternative combination: Nanuqsaurus hoglandii

Full reference: A. R. Fiorillo and R. S. Tykoski. 2014. A diminutive new tyrannosaur from the top of the world. PLoS ONE 9(3):e91287

Belongs to Nanuqsaurus according to A. R. Fiorillo and R. S. Tykoski 2014

See also Carr et al. 2017 and Mori et al. 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: DMNH 21461, a partial skull (disarticulated parts of a skull including a piece of the ascending ramus (= nasal process, dorsal process) of the right maxilla, partial skull roof including pa). Its type locality is Kikak-Tegoseak Quarry, which is in a Maastrichtian delta plain siltstone/sandstone in the Prince Creek Formation of Alaska.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Kikak-Tegoseak Quarry

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