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Zhongornis Gao et al. 2008 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 130179

Full reference: C. Gao, L. M. Chiappe, Q. Meng, J. K. O'Connor, X. Wang, X. Cheng, and J. Liu. 2008. A new basal lineage of Early Cretaceous birds from China and its implications on the evolution of the avian tail. Palaeontology 51(4):775-791

Parent taxon: Paraves according to J. K. O'Connor and C. Sullivan 2014

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

Subtaxa: Zhongornis haoae

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Type: Zhongornis haoae

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore