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Tomodon horrificus Leidy 1865 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 66911

Alternative combination: Diplotomodon horrificus

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1865. Cretaceous reptiles of the United States. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 192:1-135

Belongs to Tyrannosauroidea according to T. R. Holtz 2004

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

Type specimen: ANSP 9680. Its type locality is Mullica Hill, which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Navesink Formation of New Jersey.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore