Jianianhualong Xu et al. 2017 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Full reference: X. Xu, P. Currie, M. Pittman, L. Xing, and Q.-J. Meng, J.-C., D.-Y. Hu and C.-Y. Yu. 2017. Mosaic evolution in an asymmetrically feathered troodontid dinosaur with transitional features. Nature Communications 8(14972)

Parent taxon: Troodontidae according to X. Xu et al. 2017

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

Subtaxa: Jianianhualong tengi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Jianianhualong-type locality (Cretaceous of China)

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