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Paronychodon Cope 1876 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 38565

Synonym: Tripriodon Marsh 1889 (taxon 52511)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1876. Descriptions of some vertebrate remains from the Fort Union Beds of Montana. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 28:248-261

Parent taxon: Paraves according to H.-D. Sues and A. Averianov 2013

Sister taxa: Anchiornis, Aves, Caihong, Deinonychosauria, Eosinopteryx, Epidendrosaurus, Epidexipteryx, Eumaniraptora, Pneumatoraptor, Serikornis, Xiaotingia, Zhongornis

Subtaxa: Paronychodon asiaticus, Paronychodon lacustris

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore