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Jiuquanornis Wang et al. 2013 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithothoraces

PaleoDB taxon number: 280545

Full reference: Y.-M. Wang, J. O'Connor, D.-Q. Li and H.-L. You. 2013. Previously unrecognised ornithuromorph bird diversity in the Early Cretaceous Changma Basin, Gansu Province, northwestern China. PLoS ONE 8(10):e77693

Parent taxon: Ornithuromorpha according to Y.-M. Wang et al. 2013

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

Subtaxa: Jiuquanornis niui

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Type: Jiuquanornis niui

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore