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Rapaxavis Morschhauser et al. 2009 (bird)

Reptilia - Enantiornithes - Longipterygidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 148716

Full reference: E. M. Morschhauser, D. J. Varricchio, C. Gao, J. Liu, Z. Wang, X. Cheng, and Q. Meng. 2009. Anatomy of the Early Cretaceous bird Rapaxavis pani, a new species from Liaoning Province, China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(2):545-554

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

Sister taxa: Boluochia, Camptodontus, Longipteryx, Longirostravis, Shanweiniao, Shengjingornis

Subtaxa: Rapaxavis pani

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Type: Rapaxavis pani

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore