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What is Tsintaosaurini?

Pronunciation: CHING-DOW-sor-rih-ni
Author: Prieto-Márquez, et al.
Year: 2013
Meaning: Tsingtao lizards (see etymology)
Locomotion: Bipedal (two legs)
Synonyms: None known
Definition:
The most exclusive clade of lambeosaurine hadrosaurids containing Tsintaosaurus spinorhinus and Pararhabdodon isonensis.
About
Together with Aralosaurini, Lambeosaurini, and Parasaurolophini, the tsintaosaurins make up Lambeosaurinae.

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Etymology
Tsintaosaurini is derived from "Tsingtao" (the old transliteration of "Qingdao"—from the Chinese qing "green" and dao "island"), the Greek "sauros" (lizard) and the Latin suffix "ini" (tribe), named for the group co-anchor Tsintaosaurus, the first named member of the tribe.
References
• Prieto-Márquez, A.; Dalla Vecchia, F. M.; Gaete, R.; Galobart, À. (2013) "Diversity, Relationships, and Biogeography of the Lambeosaurine Dinosaurs from the European Archipelago, with Description of the New Aralosaurin Canardia garonnensis".
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