Saurornithoides mongoliensis Osborn 1924 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Alternative combination: Troodon mongoliensis

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1924. Three new Theropoda, Protoceratops zone, central Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 144:1-12

Belongs to Saurornithoides according to M. A. Norell et al. 2009

See also Averianov 2007, Averianov and Sues 2007, Barsbold 1974, Barsbold 1983, Barsbold 1997, Bever and Norell 2009, Chiappe 2002, Chure 1994, Currie 1985, Currie 1992, Currie 2000, Currie and Dong 2001, Currie and Peng 1994, Delcourt and Grillo 2014, Dong 1992, Gao et al. 2012, Gauthier 1986, Godefroit et al. 2008, Huene 1927, Lambert et al. 2001, Longrich et al. 2010, Lü et al. 2010, Makovicky et al. 2003, Makovicky and Norell 2004, Molnar 1978, Norell and Hwang 2004, Norell and Makovicky 1997, Norell et al. 2000, Osborn 1924, Osmolska 1981, Osmólska 1997, Ostrom 1969, Paul 1988, Porfiri et al. 2011, Rauhut 2003, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Russell 1969, Russell and Dong 1994, Senter et al. 2004, Steel 1970, Sues 1977, Tatarinov 1964, Tsogtbaatar et al. 2014, Turner et al. 2007, Varricchio 1997, Varricchio et al. 2002, Young 1935 and Zanno et al. 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 6516, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Shabarakh Usu (AMNH loc. 12049), which is in a Campanian eolian sandstone in the Djadokhta Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (1 collection), Mongolia (2), United States (2: South Dakota)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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