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What is Tyrannosaurinae?

Pronunciation: ty-RAN-o-SOR-uh-nay
Author: Henry Fairfield Osborn
Year: 1906
Meaning: Tyrant lizard sub-family (see etymology)
Locomotion: Bipedal (two legs)
Synonyms: None known
Definition:
All tyrannosaurids closer to Tyrannosaurus rex than to Albertosaurus sarcophagus.
About
Together with Albertosaurinae, the tyrannosaurines make up Tyrannosauridae.

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Etymology
Tyrannosaurinae is derived from the Greek "tyrannos" (tyrant) and "sauros" (lizard), and the Latin "-inae" (sub-family).
Relationships
References
• P. L. Larson and K. Carpenter (2008) "Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Tyrant King". /uk.
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