Troodon

Troodon

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Troodon
40kg, 2.0m-long small theropod
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Diet: carnivorous carnivorous food icon
Country: USA
Period: Late Cretaceous, 74-65 million years ago

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptoria, Troodontidae
Named by: Leidy (1856)
Type species: formosus
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