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Saurornithoides mongoliensis

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Taxonomy
Saurornithoides mongoliensis was named by Osborn (1924). Its type specimen is AMNH 6516, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Shabarakh Usu (AMNH loc. 12049), which is in a Campanian eolian sandstone in the Djadokhta Formation of Mongolia. It is the type species of Saurornithoides. It was considered monophyletic by Currie (2000).

It was recombined as Troodon mongoliensis by Paul (1988).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Saurornithoides mongoliensis Osborn pp. 3-7 figs. 3-5
1927Saurornithoides mongoliensis Huene p. 272
1935Saurornithoides mongoliensis Young
1964Saurornithoides mongoliensis Tatarinov p. 533
1969Saurornithoides mongoliensis Ostrom p. 148
1969Saurornithoides mongoliensis Russell
1970Saurornithoides mongoliensis Steel p. 16
1974Saurornithoides mongoliensis Barsbold p. 7
1977Saurornithoides mongoliensis Rozhdestvensky p. 112
1977Saurornithoides mongoliensis Sues p. 591
1978Saurornithoides mongoliensis Molnar p. 81 fig. 10
1981Saurornithoides mongoliensis Osmolska p. 89
1983Saurornithoides mongoliensis Barsbold p. 87
1985Saurornithoides mongoliensis Currie p. 1644
1986Saurornithoides mongoliensis Gauthier p. 11
1988Troodon mongoliensis Paul p. 398
1992Saurornithoides mongoliensis Currie p. 238
1992Saurornithoides mongoliensis Dong p. 164
1994Saurornithoides mongoliensis Chure p. 14
1994Saurornithoides mongoliensis Currie and Peng p. 2225
1994Saurornithoides mongoliensis Russell and Dong p. 2167
1997Saurornithoides mongoliensis Barsbold p. 448
1997Saurornithoides mongoliensis Norell and Makovicky p. 24
1997Saurornithoides mongoliensis Osmólska p. 44
1997Saurornithoides mongoliensis Varricchio p. 749
2000Saurornithoides mongoliensis Currie p. 444
2000Saurornithoides mongoliensis Norell et al. p. 9
2001Saurornithoides mongoliensis Currie and Dong p. 1762
2001Saurornithoides mongoliensis Lambert et al. p. 7
2002Saurornithoides mongoliensis Chiappe p. 460
2002Saurornithoides mongoliensis Varricchio et al. p. 573
2003Saurornithoides mongoliensis Makovicky et al. p. 25 fig. 21
2003Saurornithoides mongoliensis Rauhut p. 42
2004Saurornithoides mongoliensis Makovicky and Norell p. 185
2004Saurornithoides mongoliensis Norell and Hwang p. 7
2004Saurornithoides mongoliensis Senter et al. p. 2 fig. 2
2007Saurornithoides mongoliensis Averianov p. 542
2007Saurornithoides mongoliensis Averianov and Sues p. 95
2007Saurornithoides mongoliensis Turner et al. p. 5
2008Saurornithoides mongoliensis Godefroit et al. p. 432
2009Saurornithoides mongoliensis Bever and Norell p. 3
2009Saurornithoides mongoliensis Norell et al. p. 5
2010Saurornithoides mongoliensis Longrich et al. p. 955
2010Saurornithoides mongoliensis Lü et al. p. 382
2011Saurornithoides mongoliensis Porfiri et al. p. 112
2011Saurornithoides mongoliensis Zanno et al. p. 15
2012Saurornithoides mongoliensis Gao et al. p. 6
2014Saurornithoides mongoliensis Delcourt and Grillo p. 311
2014Saurornithoides mongoliensis Tsogtbaatar et al. p. 109

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptoriformes
familyTroodontidae
genusSaurornithoides
speciesmongoliensis

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. A. Norell et al. 2009Same as for Saurornithoides.