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Re: Evolution of tyrannosauroid bite power
I'm not sure about when the strong bite power evolved,but I do seem to
recall that Dilong and other early tyrannosaurs were mainly identified as
such from their cranial anatomy, which would suggest that a distinctive
skull was one of the first things to evolve, and this may have some bearing
on when the jaw structure developed. However, I've yet to really look at the
structure of Dilong's jaws or anything for evidence of its biting power.