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Deinodon Leidy 1856 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 56322

Alternative spelling: Dinodon

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1856. Notices of remains of extinct reptiles and fishes, discovered by Dr. F. V. Hayden in the bad lands of the Judith River, Nebraska Territory. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8:72-73

Parent taxon: Tyrannosauroidea according to T. R. Holtz 2004

Sister taxa: Alectrosaurus, Alioramini, Appalachiosaurus, Aublysodon, Aviatyrannis, Bagaraatan, Bistahieversor, Calamosaurus, Chingkankousaurus, Dilong, Diplotomodon, Dryptosaurus, Eotyrannus, Juratyrant, Labocania, Laelaps macropus, Proceratosauridae, Raptorex, Santanaraptor, Stokesosaurus, Timimus, Timurlengia, Tomodon horrificus, Tyrannosauridae, Tyrannosaurus lanpingensis, Xiongguanlong

Subtaxa: Deinodon horridus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore