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What is Saurolophini?

Pronunciation: SOR-o-low-FEE-nee
Author: Lambe
Year: 2014
Meaning: Saurolophus tribe (see etymology)
Locomotion: Primarily bipedal (2 legs)
Synonyms: None known
[Prieto-Márquez, 2014]Definition
Saurolophine hadrosaurids more closely related to Saurolophus osborni than to Kritosaurus navajovius, Edmontosaurus regalis, Brachylophosaurus canadensis, or Lambeosaurus lambei.
Etymology
Saurophini is derived from "Saurolophus" (the group anchor, which is itself derived from the Greek "sauros" [lizard] and "lophos" [crested]), and the Latin "ini" (representing a tribe).
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Further reading
• Prieto-Marquez A, Wagner JR, Bell PR Chiappe LM (2014) "The late-surviving ‘duck-billed’ dinosaur Augustynolophus from the upper Maastrichtian of western North America and crest evolution in Saurolophini". Geological Magazine 152(2): 225-241.
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