Sinusonasus Xu and Wang 2004 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Full reference: X. Xu and X. Wang. 2004. A new troodontid (Theropoda: Troodontidae) from the Lower Cretaceous Yixian Formation of western Liaoning, China. Acta Geologica Sinica 78(1):22-26

Parent taxon: Troodontidae according to P. Godefroit et al. 2013

See also Xing et al. 2009, Xu and Wang 2004 and Zanno et al. 2011

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

Subtaxa: Sinusonasus magnodens

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Lujiatun village, Beipiao (IVPP) (Cretaceous of China)

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