Xixiasaurus Lü et al. 2010 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Full reference: J. Lü, L. Xu, Y. Liu, X. Zhang, S. Jia, and Q. Ji. 2010. A new troodontid theropod from the Late Cretaceous of central China, and the radiation of Asian troodontids. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 55(3):381-388

Parent taxon: Troodontidae according to J. Lü et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Archaeornithoides, Borogovia, Bradycneme, Byronosaurus, Euronychodon, Geminiraptor, Gobivenator, Heptasteornis, Jianianhualong, Jinfengopteryx, Koparion, Laelaps cristatus, Laelaps laevifrons, Linhevenator, Mei, Ornithodesmus cluniculus, Pectinodon, Philovenator, Saurornithoides, Sinornithoides, Sinovenator, Sinovenatorinae, Sinusonasus, Talos, Tochisaurus, Troodon, Troodontinae, Zanabazar

Subtaxa: Xixiasaurus henanensis

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Type: Xixiasaurus henanensis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Songgou, Zhangying (Cretaceous of China)

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