Nanotyrannus Bakker et al. 1988 (tyrannosaurine)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae

Alternative spelling: Nannotyrannus

Full reference: R. T. Bakker, M. Williams, and P. J. Currie. 1988. Nanotyrannus, a new genus of pygmy tyrannosaur, from the latest Cretaceous of Montana. Hunteria 1(5):1-30

Parent taxon: Tyrannosaurinae according to T. R. Holtz 2004

See also Bakker et al. 1988, Carr 1996, Carr 1999, Currie 1992, Currie 2003, Currie et al. 2003, Holtz 2001, Molnar et al. 1990, Rauhut 2003, Sereno 1998 and Smith et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Alioramus, Daspletosaurus, Lythronax, Nanuqsaurus, Tarbosaurini, Teratophoneus, Tyrannosaurini, Tyrannosaurus, Tyrannosaurus zhuchengensis, Zhuchengtyrannus

Subtaxa: Nanotyrannus lancensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Montana, Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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