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Jianchangornis microdonta Zhou et al. 2009 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithothoraces

PaleoDB taxon number: 197840

Full reference: Z. -H. Zhou, F. -C. Zhang, and Z. Li. 2009. A new basal ornithurine bird (Jianchangornis microdonta gen. et sp. nov.) from the Lower Cretaceous of China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 10:299-310

Belongs to Jianchangornis according to S. Zhou et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V16708, a skeleton (a nearly complete and articulated skeleton). Its type locality is Jianchang, which is in an Aptian lacustrine sandstone/mudstone in the Jiufotang Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore