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Zanabazar junior

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

Taxonomy
Saurornithoides junior was named by Barsbold (1974). Its type specimen is GI SPS 100-1, a skull, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Bugin Tsav [SMPE], which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Nemegt Formation of Mongolia. It was considered monophyletic by Currie (2000).

It was synonymized subjectively with Troodon mongoliensis by Paul (1988); it was recombined as Zanabazar junior by Norell et al. (2009), Lü et al. (2010), Zanno et al. (2011) and Gao et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Saurornithoides junior Barsbold p. 1
1977Saurornithoides junior Rozhdestvensky p. 112
1977Saurornithoides junior Sues p. 591
1978Saurornithoides junior Sues p. 399
1981Saurornithoides junior Osmolska p. 89
1983Saurornithoides junior Barsbold p. 87
1984Saurornithoides junior Kielan-Jaworowska p. 100
1985Saurornithoides junior Currie p. 1644
1986Saurornithoides junior Gauthier p. 11
1992Saurornithoides junior Currie p. 238
1994Saurornithoides junior Chure p. 439
1994Saurornithoides junior Currie and Peng p. 2225
1994Saurornithoides junior Russell and Dong p. 2167
1997Saurornithoides junior Osmólska p. 472
1997Saurornithoides junior Varricchio p. 750
2000Saurornithoides junior Currie p. 444
2000Saurornithoides junior Norell et al. p. 9
2002Saurornithoides junior Chiappe p. 460
2003Saurornithoides junior Makovicky et al. p. 25 fig. 21
2003Saurornithoides junior Rauhut p. 42
2004Saurornithoides junior Makovicky and Norell p. 185
2004Saurornithoides junior Senter et al. p. 5
2007Saurornithoides junior Smith p. 104
2007Saurornithoides junior Turner et al. p. 3
2009Saurornithoides junior Bever and Norell p. 3
2009Zanabazar junior Norell et al. p. 28
2010Zanabazar junior Lü et al. p. 382
2011Zanabazar junior Zanno et al. p. 8
2012Zanabazar junior Gao et al. p. 10

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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
genusZanabazar
speciesjunior()

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. 2009As for Zanabazar.