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Eoconfuciusornis Zhang et al. 2008 (bird)

Reptilia - Pygostylia - Confuciusornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 137356

Full reference: Z. Zhang, Z. Zhou, and M. J. Benton. 2008. A primitive confuciusornithid bird from China and its implications for early avian flight. Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences 51(5):625-639

Parent taxon: Confuciusornithidae according to M. Wang et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Changchengornis, Confuciusornis, Jibeinia, Jinzhouornis, Yangavis

Subtaxa: Eoconfuciusornis zhengi

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Type: Eoconfuciusornis zhengi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore