Pectinodon Carpenter 1982 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Full reference: K. Carpenter. 1982. Baby dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous Lance and Hell Creek formations and a description of a new species of theropod. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 20(2):123-134

Parent taxon: Troodontidae according to D. W. Larson and P. J. Currie 2013

See also Breithaupt 1985, Carpenter 1982, Carroll 1988, Clemens 1986, Currie 1987, Currie et al. 1990, Gauthier 1986, Longrich 2008, Longrich 2008, Makovicky and Norell 2004, Nessov 1995, Paul 1988, Rauhut 2003, Russell 1984, Varricchio 1997, Williamson and Brusatte 2014 and Zanno et al. 2011

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

Subtaxa: Pectinodon asiamericanus Pectinodon bakkeri

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Type: Pectinodon bakkeri

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore


• Cretaceous of United States (7: Montana, Wyoming collections), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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