Taxa named by a Canadian geologist/paleontologist Dale Russell (born December 27, 1937), currently Research Professor at The Department of Marine Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS) of North Carolina State University. Dinosaurs he has described include Daspletosaurus and he was amongst first paleontologists to consider an extraterrestrial cause (supernova, comet, asteroid) for the extinction of the dinosaurs He is also credited with inventing the controversial dinosauroid thought experiment. Russell's dinosauroid was criticized as being too anthropomorphic.

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