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Sinotyrannus kazuoensis

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Proceratosauridae

Taxonomy
Sinotyrannus kazuoensis was named by Ji et al. (2009). Its type specimen is KZV-001, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dachengzi, Kazuo, which is in an Aptian floodplain horizon in the Jiufotang Formation of China. It is the type species of Sinotyrannus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Sinotyrannus kazuoensis Ji et al. p. 1370 figs. 1-3
2010Sinotyrannus kazuoensis Zhang et al. p. 158
2011Sinotyrannus kazuoensis Hone et al. p. 495
2017Sinotyrannus kazuoensis Carr et al. p. 9s

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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
familyProceratosauridae
genusSinotyrannus
specieskazuoensis

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
Q. Ji et al. 2009Large tyrannosauroid roughly 9~10 meters long, much longer than other Late Jurassic or Early Cretaceous tyrannosauroids. This new genus falling into the size of Late Cretaceous tyrannosauroids, but differing from those in the following combined characters: proportionally large external naris; anterior portion of the dorsal amrgin of maxilla slightly concave; maxillary fenestra reaching past the rostral marginof the antorbital fossa; the preacetaqbular blade of ilium comparatively short, and lacking the ventrally expanded anterior hook.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
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: 2009-01-03 20:39:15
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:39:15
Source: subo = suborder, o = order
References: Benton 1983, Marsh 1875

Age range: Aptian or 125.00000 to 113.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aptian125.0 - 113.0China (Liaoning) Sinotyrannus kazuoensis (type locality: 116361)