†superfamily Tyrannosauroidea Walker 1964 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: A. D. Walker. 1964. Triassic reptiles from the Elgin area: Ornithosuchus and the origin of carnosaurs. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences 248:53-134

Parent taxon: Coelurosauria according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

See also Bonaparte et al. 1990, Haubold 1971, Holtz 2004, Hutt et al. 2001, Kuhn 1966, Loewen et al. 2013, Rauhut 2003, Rauhut et al. 2010, Sereno 1998, Sereno 1999, Walker 1964, Williamson and Brusatte 2014, Xu et al. 2006 and Xu et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Aorun, Bicentenaria, Bressanichnus, Britoichnium, Coeluridae, Coelurus, Compsognathidae, Defarrariischnium, Juravenator, Lapparentichnus, Lourinhanosaurus, Maniraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Megalosaurus lonzeensis, Nedcolbertia, Ngexisaurus, Ornithomimipodidae, Plesiothornipus, Satapliasaurus, Sinosauropteryx, Tanycolagreus, Taupezia, Tugulusaurus, Xinjiangovenator, Xiuningpus, Zuolong

Subtaxa: Alectrosaurus Alioramini Appalachiosaurus Aublysodon Aviatyrannis Bagaraatan Bistahieversor Calamosaurus Chingkankousaurus Deinodon Dilong Diplotomodon Dryptosaurus Eotyrannus Juratyrant Labocania Moros Palaeosauriscidae Proceratosauridae Raptorex Santanaraptor Stokesosaurus Suskityrannus Teihivenator Timimus Timurlengia Tomodon horrificus Tyrannosauridae Tyrannosaurus lanpingensis Xiongguanlong

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Type: Tyrannosaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Australia (1 collection), Brazil (2), Canada (89: Alberta, Saskatchewan), China (23), Germany (1), Japan (4), Kazakhstan (12), Kyrgyzstan (2), Mexico (10), Mongolia (46), the Russian Federation (4), Tajikistan (2), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (233: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (14)

• Jurassic of China (1), Madagascar (2), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (4: Colorado, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 456 collections including 485 occurrences

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