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Tyrannosaurus rex Osborn 1905

Carpenter, Kenneth;
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  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
<p> The large theropod,<i> Tyrannosaurus rex,</i> was named by Osborn in 1905 on the basis of a partial skull and skeleton from the Hell Creek Formation of eastern Montana. The holotype ( AMNH 973) was later transferred to the Carnegie Museum of Natural History ( CM 9380) where it is presently on display. A second specimen ( AMNH 5866) from the Lance Formation of eastern Wyoming, was named<i> Dynamosaurus imperiosus</i> by Osborn (1905) but later synonymized with<i> T. rex</i> ( Osborn, 1906). This specimen [ BM(NH) R7994 and R7995] is now mounted at the British Museum (Natural History). Numerous additional specimens have since been recovered from the Scollard a...
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