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meaning: "Dwarf tyrant"
Named By: Robert T. Bakker, Phil Currie & Michael Williams in 1988
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 68.5 Ma
Location: North America
Size: Approximately 5.2 meters long for holotype
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Single skull
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Tyrannosauridae |
Also known as: | Gorgosaurus lancensis | Deinodon lancensis | Aublysodon lancensis | Albertosaurus lancensis |

Nanotyrannus ("dwarf tyrant") is a potentially dubious genus of tyrannosaurid dinosaur. It is known only from two specimens (possibly three), which are potentially juvenile specimens of the contemporary genus Tyrannosaurus rex.

Read more about Nanotyrannus at Wikipedia
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