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Liaoningornis Hou 1997 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithothoraces

PaleoDB taxon number: 137398

Full reference: L. Hou. 1997. A carinate bird from the Upper Jurassic of western Liaoning, China. Chinese Science Bulletin 42(5):413-417

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

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

Subtaxa: Liaoningornis longidigitris

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore