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Zhuchengtyrannus magnus

 
 

Name


Zhuchengtyrannus magnus

Authority   


Hone, Wang, Sullivan, Zhao, Chen, Li, Ji, Ji and Xu, 2011

Meaning of the generic name


Tyrannosaur from Zhucheng

 

  Meaning of the specific name
  After the sheer size of the animal

Size


Body length: 32.8 ft (10 m)


Remains


Known from a near complete maxilla and dentary, along with teeth.

Age and Distribution


Horizon: Wangshi Group, Upper Cretaceous

Type locality: Zhucheng, eastern China


Classification


Dinosauria Saurischia Theropoda Tyrannosaurinae

  Further Reading

 

Hone, D.W.E., Wang, K., Sullivan, C., Zhao, X., Chen, S., Li, D., Ji, S., Ji, Q. & Xu, X. 2011. A new, large tyrannosaurine theropod from the Upper Cretaceous of China. Cretaceous Research, in press

 

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