Archaeornithoides Elzanowski and Wellnhofer 1992 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Full reference: A. Elzanowski and P. Wellnhofer. 1992. A new link between theropods and birds from the Cretaceous of Mongolia. Nature 359:821-823

Parent taxon: Troodontidae according to G. S. Bever and M. A. Norell 2009

See also Averianov and Sues 2007, Elzanowski and Wellnhofer 1992, Elzanowski and Wellnhofer 1993 and Holtz et al. 2004

Sister taxa: 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

Subtaxa: Archaeornithoides deinosauriscus

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Type: Archaeornithoides deinosauriscus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Bayn Dzak site [PMPE] (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

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