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What is Saurolophinae?

Pronunciation: sor-o-loaf-ih-nay
Author: Lawrence Lambe
Year: 1918
Meaning: Saurolophus sub-family (see etymology)
Locomotion: Primarily bipedal (2 legs)
Synonyms: None known
[Prieto-Márquez, 2010]Definition
Saurolophus osborni and all taxa more closely related to it than to Lambeosaurus lambei or Hadrosaurus foulkii.
Etymology
Saurophinae is derived from the Greek "sauros" (lizard), "lophos" (crested), and the Latin "inae" (representing a subfamily; in this case, of Hadrosauridae).
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Further reading
• Albert Prieto-Marquez (2008) "Phylogeny and Historical Biogeography of Hadrosaurid Dinosaurs".
• Prieto-Márquez A (2010) "Global phylogeny of Hadrosauridae (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) using parsimony and Bayesian methods". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 159(2): 435–502.
• Prieto-Márquez A (2014) "Skeletal morphology of Kritosaurus navajovius (Dinosauria:Hadrosauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of the North American south-west, with an evaluation of the phylogenetic systematics and biogeography of Kritosaurini". Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 12(2): 133-175
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Atkinson, L. "DinoChecker FAQ entry :: What is Saurolophinae?"
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