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Philovenator Xu et al. 2012 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Troodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 243344

Full reference: X. Xu, Q. Zhao, C. Sullivan, Q.-W. Tan, M. Sander and Q.-Y. Ma. 2012. The taxonomy of the troodontid IVPP V 10597 reconsidered. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 50(2):140-150

Parent taxon: Troodontidae according to T. Tsuihiji et al. 2014

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

Subtaxa: Philovenator curriei

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore