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Pectinodon Carpenter 1982 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38570

Full reference: K. Carpenter. 1982. Baby dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous Lance and Hell Creek formations and a description of a new species of theropod. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 20(2):123-134

Parent taxon: Troodontidae according to D. W. Larson and P. J. Currie 2013

Sister taxa: Almas, Archaeornithoides, Borogovia, Bradycneme, Byronosaurus, Euronychodon, Geminiraptor, Gobivenator, Heptasteornis, Hesperornithoides, Jianianhualong, Jinfengopteryx, Koparion, Laelaps cristatus, Laelaps laevifrons, Liaoningvenator, Linhevenator, Mei, Ornithodesmus cluniculus, Philovenator, Saurornithoides, Sinornithoides, Sinovenator, Sinovenatorinae, Sinusonasus, Talos, Tochisaurus, Troodon, Troodontinae, Xixiasaurus, Zanabazar

Subtaxa: Pectinodon asiamericanus, Pectinodon bakkeri

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Type: Pectinodon bakkeri

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore