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Koparion Chure 1994 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 68411

Full reference: D. J. Chure. 1994. Koparion douglassi, a new dinosaur from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of Dinosaur National Monument; the oldest troodontid (Theropoda: Maniraptora). Brigham Young University Geology Studies 40:11-15

Parent taxon: Troodontidae according to P. J. Makovicky and M. A. Norell 2004

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

Subtaxa: Koparion douglassi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore