Daspletosaurus torosus Russell 1970 (tyrannosaurine)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae

Alternative combinations: Daspletosaurus torrosus, Tyrannosaurus torosus

Full reference: D. A. Russell. 1970. Tyrannosaurs from the Late Cretaceous of western Canada. National Museum of Natural Sciences, Publications in Paleontology 1:1-34

Belongs to Daspletosaurus according to T. D. Carr et al. 2017

See also Baird and Horner 1979, Carpenter 1992, Carr 1995, Carr 1999, Cooper et al. 2008, Currie 1987, Currie 1992, Currie 2000, Currie 2003, Currie 2005, Currie et al. 2003, Currie et al. 2005, Dalman 2013, Eberth 1997, Eberth et al. 2001, Gauthier 1986, Holtz 2001, Holtz 2004, Hone et al. 2011, Kurzanov 1976, Lawson 1976, Lisak 1980, Mader and Bradley 1989, Malkani 2006, Molnar 1974, Molnar 1980, Molnar 1980, Molnar 1991, Molnar et al. 1990, Paul 1988, Peecook and Sidor 2015, Perle 1977, Rauhut 2003, Russell 1970 and Urban and Lamanna 2006

Sister taxon: Daspletosaurus horneri

Type specimen: NMC 8506, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is RTMP Quarry 72, Steveville, (NMC), which is in a Campanian fine channel fill sandstone in the Oldman Formation of Canada.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur circumference 389.0, tibia circumference 347.0

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (5: Alberta collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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