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†family Songlingornithidae Hou 1997 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithothoraces

PaleoDB taxon number: 200877

Full reference: L. H. Hou. 1997. Mesozoic birds of China

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

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore