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Pectinodon bakkeri

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Taxonomy
Pectinodon bakkeri was named by Carpenter (1982). Its type specimen is UCM 38445, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bushy Tailed Blowout, which is in a Lancian terrestrial shale in the Lance Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Pectinodon.

It was synonymized subjectively with Troodon formosus by Currie (1987), Paul (1988), Currie et al. (1990), Varricchio (1997), Peng et al. (2001) and Makovicky and Norell (2004); it was recombined as Troodon bakkeri by Olshevsky (1992) and Olshevsky (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Pectinodon bakkeri Carpenter
1985Pectinodon bakkeri Breithaupt p. 169
1992Troodon bakkeri Olshevsky p. 148
2000Troodon bakkeri Olshevsky p. 98
2008Pectinodon bakkeri Longrich p. 140
2011Pectinodon bakkeri Zanno et al. p. 2
2013Pectinodon bakkeri Larson and Currie p. 9
2014Pectinodon bakkeri Williamson and Brusatte p. 17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
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
genusPectinodonCarpenter 1982
speciesbakkeri

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
No diagnoses are available