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Zhongjianornis Zhou et al. 2010 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithothoraces

PaleoDB taxon number: 197823

Full reference: Z. Zhou, F. Zhang, and Z. Li. 2010. A new Lower Cretaceous bird from China and tooth reduction in early avian evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277:219-227

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, Liaoningornis, Ornithurae, Parahesperornis, Patagopteryx, Piscivoravis, Samrukia, Schizooura, Songlingornithidae, Vorona, Yumenornis

Subtaxa: Zhongjianornis yangi

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Type: Zhongjianornis yangi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore