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Subclass Ornithurae Haeckel 1866 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithothoraces

PaleoDB taxon number: 137276

Full reference: E. Haeckel. 1866. Generelle Morphologie der Organismen, Allgemeine Grundzuge der Organischen Formen-Wissenschaft, Mechanisch Begründet Durch die von Charles Darwin Reformirte Descendez-Theorie. Verlag von Georg Reimer, Berlin CLX-462

Parent taxon: Ornithuromorpha according to X. Wang et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Alamitornis, Ambiortus, Apsaravis, Archaeorhynchus, Changmaornis, Chaoyangia, Gallus, Gansus, Gargantuavis, Hollanda, Hongshanornithidae, Iteravis, Jianchangornis, Jiuquanornis, Juehuaornis, Liaoningornis, Parahesperornis, Patagopteryx, Piscivoravis, Samrukia, Schizooura, Songlingornithidae, Vorona, Yumenornis, Zhongjianornis

Subtaxa: Apatornis, Archaeovolans, Baptornis, Carinatae, Chaoyangiformes, Chaoyangornithiformes, Crypturellus, Enaliornis, Gobipterygiformes, Guildavis, Hesperornis, Hesperornithiformes, Iaceornis, Ichthyornis, Kuszholia, Liaoningornithiformes, Limenavis, Lithornis, Neornithes, Odontoholcae, Odontoholomorphae, Qinornis, Yanornithiformes, Yixianornithiformes

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore