†subfamily Sinovenatorinae Shen et al. 2017 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Full reference: C.-Z. Shen, J.-C. Lu, S.-H. Liu, M. Kundrat, S. L. Brusatte and H.-L. Gao. 2017. A new troodontid dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous Yixian Formation of Liaoning Province, China. Acta Geologica Sinica 91(3):763-780

Parent taxon: Troodontidae according to C.-Z. Shen et al. 2017

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, Sinusonasus, Talos, Tochisaurus, Troodon, Troodontinae, Xixiasaurus, Zanabazar

Subtaxa: Daliansaurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Lujiatun village 2, Yixian (IVPP) (Cretaceous of China)

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