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Mei

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Mei Xu and Norell p. 838 figs. 1-2
2007Mei Averianov and Sues p. 95
2009Mei Bever and Norell p. 7 fig. 6
2009Mei Norell et al. p. 28
2009Mei Xing et al. p. 669
2010Mei Lü et al. p. 382
2011Mei Zanno et al. p. 15 fig. 15
2012Mei Gao et al. p. 3 figs. 2-7
2013Mei Godefroit et al.
2014Mei Tsuihiji et al.
2015Mei Torices et al. p. 615

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptoriformes
familyTroodontidae
genusMei

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialf
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: carnivoref
Diet 2: omnivoref
Reproduction: oviparousf
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2005-09-11 17:03:06
Modified: 2005-09-11 19:03:56
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Holtz et al. 2000, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Valanginian to the top of the Early/Lower Aptian or 139.80000 to 122.46000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Valanginian - Hauterivian139.8 - 129.4China (Liaoning) M. long (133789)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46China (Liaoning) M. long (53493)