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Tyrannosauroidea
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Kingdom:

Animalia

Phlylum:

Chordata

Class:

Reptilia

Superorder:

Dinosauria

Order:

Saurischia

Suborder:

Theropoda

Infraorder:

Ceolurosauria

Superfamily:

†Tyrannosauroidea

Tyrannosauroidea is an extinctsuperfamily of bipedal theropods that appeared sometime in the Middle Jurassic and died out During the K-T Extinction at the end of the Cretaceous. This clade includes the family Tyrannosauridae and some other their more basal relatives. Members of the superfamily can be characterized by their skull and pelvic bones.

ClassificationsEdit

9+10=21Edit

, the superfamily name Tyrannosauroidea was published in a paper. The term "Tyrannosauroidea" is understood to be used to group Tyrannosaurids and their direct ancestors. To define the superfamily, theropods that are most closely related to Tyrannosaurus verses Ornithomimus, Deinonychus, Allosaurus, or Troodon. It is also defined as a taxon of theropods sharing a more recent common ancestor with Tyrannosaurus than neornithean birds.

Families of this clade include:

Basal Genera and Incertae sedis Families Edit

Family DryptosauridaeEdit

Family ProceratosauridaeEdit

Family TyrannosauridaeEdit

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