Tochisaurus Kurzanov and Osmólska 1991 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Full reference: S. M. Kurzanov and H. Osmólska. 1991. Tochisaurus nemegtensis gen. et sp. n., a new troodontid dinosaur (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from Mongolia. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 36(1):69-76

Parent taxon: Troodontidae according to P. J. Makovicky and M. A. Norell 2004

See also Barsbold 1997, Chure 1994, Currie 2000, Currie and Peng 1994, Kurzanov and Osmólska 1991, Lü et al. 2010, Norell et al. 2009, Porfiri et al. 2011, Rauhut 2003 and Varricchio 1997

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

Subtaxa: Tochisaurus nemegtensis

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Type: Tochisaurus nemegtensis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Nemegt locality [SMPE] (PIN coll. 551) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

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