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What is Brachylophosaurini?

Pronunciation: brak-eye-loff-o-suh-ree-nee
Author: Gates et al.
Year: 2011
Meaning: Short-crested lizard tribe (see etymology)
Locomotion: Primarily bipedal (two legs)
Synonyms: None known
Definition
All hadrosaurine (saurolophine) ornithopods more closely related to Brachylophosaurus, Maiasaura, or Acristavus than to Gryposaurus or Saurolophus.
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Etymology
Brachylophosaurini is derived from the Greek "brachys" (short), "lophos" (crested) and "sauros" (lizard), and the Latin "inae" (representing a subfamily, in this case, of Saurolophinae).
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References
• Gates T A, Horner J R, Hanna R R and Nelson C R (2011) "New unadorned hadrosaurine hadrosaurid (Dinosauria, Ornithopoda) from the Campanian of North America". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 31, Issue 4, Pages 798-811.
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