Sinovenator changii Xu et al. 2002 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Alternative combination: Sinovenator changi

Full reference: X. Xu, M. A. Norell, X.-l. Wang, P. J. Makovicky, and X.-c. Wu. 2002. A basal troodontid from the Early Cretaceous of China. Nature 415:780-784

Belongs to Sinovenator according to P. Senter et al. 2004

See also Bever and Norell 2009, Makovicky et al. 2003, Makovicky and Norell 2004, Norell and Hwang 2004, Norell et al. 2009, Prieto-Marquez et al. 2012, Turner et al. 2007, Xu et al. 2002 and Zanno et al. 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V12615, a partial skeleton (disarticulated partial skull and skeleton). Its type locality is Lujiatun village, Beipiao (IVPP), which is in an Aptian fluvial tuff in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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