Troodon

Troodon

Pronunciation:
TROH-oh-don
Name meaning:
'wounding tooth'
Troodon
small theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
2.0m
Weight:
40kg
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 74-65 million years ago
Found in:
USA

Taxonomic details

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

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