†family Troodontidae Gilmore 1924 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Synonym: Saurornithoididae Barsbold 1974

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1924. On Troodon validus, an orthopodous dinosaur from the Belly River Cretaceous of Alberta, Canada. Department of Geology, University of Alberta Bulletin 1:1-43

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

See also Barsbold 1974, Barsbold 1976, Barsbold 1977, Barsbold 1983, Benton 1990, Bohlin 1953, Brown and Schlaikjer 1943, Buffetaut et al. 1986, Carroll 1988, Chatterjee 1993, Chure et al. 2006, Coulton 1976, Currie 1995, Currie 1997, Dong 1992, Eberth et al. 2001, Gauthier 1986, Gauthier and Padian 1985, Gilmore 1924, Godefroit et al. 2013, Holtz 1994, Holtz 1995, Holtz 1998, Holtz 2000, Holtz and Padian 1995, Hutchinson and Padian 1997, Lull 1924, Makovicky and Norell 2004, Maryanska and Osmolska 1974, Nessov 1995, O'Connor and Sullivan 2014, Osmolska 1990, Paul 1988, Pearson et al. 2002, Peng et al. 2001, Rauhut 2003, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Roxo 1937, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Russell 1930, Russell 1948, Russell 1984, Russell and Dong 1994, Sankey et al. 2002, Senter et al. 2004, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno 1999, Shen et al. 2017, Thulborn 1984, Williamson and Brusatte 2014, Xu et al. 2011, Xu et al. 2012, Zanno et al. 2011, Zheng et al. 2009 and Zinke 1998

Sister taxa: Arctometatarsalia, Dromaeosauridae, Therizinosauria, Tyrannoraptora

Subtaxa: Archaeornithoides Borogovia Bradycneme Byronosaurus Euronychodon Geminiraptor Gobivenator Heptasteornis Jinfengopteryx Koparion Laelaps cristatus Laelaps laevifrons Linhevenator Mei Pectinodon Philovenator Saurornithoides Sinornithoides Sinovenator Sinovenatorinae Sinusonasus Talos Tochisaurus Troodon Urbacodon Xixiasaurus Zanabazar

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Type: Troodon

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (69: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), China (12), France (1), India (1), Kazakhstan (2), Mexico (1), Mongolia (13), Portugal (2), Romania (5), the Russian Federation (7), Slovenia (1), Spain (2), Tajikistan (1), United States (55: Alaska, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (4)

• Jurassic of France (1), Portugal (1), United States (2: Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 180 collections including 198 occurrences

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