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meaning: "Dawn Tyrant"
Named By: Steve Hutt et al. in 2001
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, 130 Ma
Location: United Kingdom, Isle of Wight - Wessex Formation
Size: Up to 4 meters long for holotype specimen, may have grown bigger
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Skull and Partial skeleton of a juvenile
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Coelurosauria | Tyrannosauroidea |

Eotyrannus (meaning "dawn tyrant") is a genus of tyrannosauroid theropod dinosaur hailing from the Early Cretaceous Wessex Formation beds, included in Wealden Group, located in the southwest coast of the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom. The remains (MIWG1997.550), consisting of assorted skull, axial skeleton and appendicular skeleton elements, from a juvenile or subadult, found in a plant debris clay bed, were described by Hutt et al. in early 2001. The etymology of the generic name refers to the animals classification as an early tyrannosaur or "tyrant lizard", while the specific name honors the discoverer of the fossil.

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