Named By: D. C. Evans, T. M. Cullen, D. W. Larson & A. Rego - 2017.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Theropoda, Maniraptora, Troodontidae.
Species: A. curriei (type).
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Canada, Alberta - Horseshoe Canyon Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
is a genus of troodontid
dinosaur that lived in Canada towards the end
of the Cretaceous period. The genus name translates as ‘Alberta
hunter’, a reference to where and how it lived. The type species
name, P. curriei is in honour of paleontologist
Philip J. Currie.
- A new species of troodontid theropod (Dinosauria: Maniraptora) from the Horseshoe Canyon Formation (Maastrichtian) of Alberta, Canada". Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences. 54 (8). - D. C. Evans, T. M. Cullen, D. W. Larson & A. Rego - 2017.