Troodontinae

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Troodontinae
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 95–66 Ma
Zanabazar.jpg
Life reconstruction of Zanabazar junior
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Theropoda
Family: Troodontidae
Subfamily: Troodontinae
Gilmore, 1924 vide Martyniuk, 2012
Genera

Troodontinae is a subfamily of troodontid dinosaurs. The subfamily was first used in 2017 for the group of troodontids descended from the last common ancestor of Gobivenator mongoliensis and Zanabazar junior.[2][1]

Classification[edit]

Below is a cladogram of the Troodontinae as published by Aaron van der Reest and Phil Currie, in 2017.[2]


Troodontidae

Sinovenator

Anchiornis

Mei

Talos

Byronosaurus

MPC-D 100/44

Sinornithoides

Troodontinae

Urbacodon

Gobivenator

Latenivenatrix

Philovenator

Linhevenator

Two Medicine troodontid

Saurornithoides

Zanabazar

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lefèvre, U.; Cau, A.; Cincotta, A.; Hu, D.; Chinsamy, A.; Escuillié, F.; Godefroit, P. (2017). "A new Jurassic theropod from China documents a transitional step in the macrostructure of feathers". The Science of Nature. 104 (74): 74. doi:10.1007/s00114-017-1496-y. PMID 28831510.
  2. ^ a b van der Reest, A.J.; Currie, P.J. (2017). "Troodontids (Theropoda) from the Dinosaur Park Formation, Alberta, with a description of a unique new taxon: implications for deinonychosaur diversity in North America". Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences. 54 (9): 919–935. doi:10.1139/cjes-2017-0031. hdl:1807/78296.