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Koparion douglassi Chure 1994 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 68412

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

Belongs to Koparion according to P. J. Makovicky and M. A. Norell 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: DINO 3353, a tooth. Its type locality is Rainbow Park (DNM 94), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian wet floodplain horizon in the Morrison Formation of Utah.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore