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What is Lambeosaurinae?

Pronunciation: lam-bee-o-sor-rih-nay
Author: Parks
Year: 1923
Meaning: Lambe's lizards (see etymology)
Locomotion: Bipedal (2 legs)
Synonyms: Trachodontinae? (Lydekker, 1888),
Cheneosaurinae (Lull and Wright, 1942)
Prieto-Márquez, 2010Definition
Lambeosaurus lambei and all taxa more closely related to it than to Hadrosaurus foulkii, Saurolophus osborni, or Edmontosaurus regalis.
Etymology
Lambeosaurinae is derived from "Lambe" (for Lawrence Lambe), the Greek "sauros" (lizard) and the Latin "inae" (representing a subfamily). Named for group anchor Lambeosaurus, which was named in honor of Lambe who discovered its remains, Lambeosaurinae is a subfamily of Hadrosauridae.
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Further reading
A. Prieto-Márquez (2010) "Global phylogeny of Hadrosauridae (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) using parsimony and Bayesian methods."
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