Troodon Leidy 1856 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Synonyms: Polyodontosaurus Gilmore 1932, Stenonychosaurus Sternberg 1932

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1856. Notices of remains of extinct reptiles and fishes, discovered by Dr. F. V. Hayden in the bad lands of the Judith River, Nebraska Territory. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8:72-73

Parent taxon: Troodontidae according to C. Hendrickx and O. Mateus 2014

See also Barsbold 1988, Bever and Norell 2009, Bohlin 1953, Brown 1908, Brown and Druckenmiller 2011, Brown and Schlaikjer 1943, Carpenter 1982, Carroll 1988, Chure 1994, Clemens 1986, Cope 1870, Cope 1877, Coulton 1976, Currie 1985, Currie 1987, Currie 1987, Currie 1992, Currie 2000, Currie 2005, Currie and Dong 2001, Currie and Peng 1994, Currie et al. 1990, Currie and Zhao 1994, Dodson 1983, Eberth 1997, Eberth et al. 2001, Fiorillo et al. 2009, Gauthier 1986, Gilmore 1924, Gilmore 1931, Gilmore 1932, Godefroit et al. 2013, Godefroit et al. 2009, Hay 1902, Hennig 1915, Huene 1909, Huene 1927, Lambe 1902, Lambe 1905, Langston 1975, Larson and Currie 2013, Leidy 1856, Leidy 1860, Longrich 2008, Lü et al. 2010, Lull 1924, Makovicky et al. 2003, Makovicky and Norell 2004, McIntosh 1981, Molnar 1980, Nessov 1995, Nopcsa 1928, Nopcsa 1929, Nopcsa 1931, Nopsca 1928, Norell et al. 2000, Norell et al. 2009, Ostrom 1969, Parsch 1963, Paul 1988, Peng et al. 2001, Porfiri et al. 2011, Rauhut 2003, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Russell 1930, Russell 1946, Russell 1948, Russell 1969, Russell 1984, Russell and Dong 1994, Sankey et al. 2002, Senter et al. 2004, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Smith 2007, Steel 1970, Sternberg 1932, Sternberg 1933, Sternberg 1945, Sternberg 1951, Sues 1977, Sues 1978, Tatarinov 1964, Thulborn 1984, Tsuihiji et al. 2014, van der Reest and Currie 2017, Varricchio 1997, Williamson and Brusatte 2014, Wolberg 1980, Zanno et al. 2011 and Zittel 1890

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

Subtaxa: Troodon formosus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (69: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), the Russian Federation (3), United States (42: Alaska, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 114 collections including 115 occurrences

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