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†family Pengornithidae Wang et al. 2014 (bird)

Reptilia - Enantiornithes

PaleoDB taxon number: 308026

Full reference: X. Wang, J. K. O'Connor, X. Zheng, M. Wang, H. Hu and Z. Zhou. 2014. Insights into the evolution of rachis dominated tail feathers from a new basal enantiornithine (Aves: Ornithothoraces). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 113:806-819

Parent taxon: Enantiornithes according to H. Hu et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Aberratiodontuidae, Alexornithiformes, Bohaiornithidae, Boluochiformes, Cathayornis, Cathayornis aberransis, Cathayornis chabuensis, Cathayornithiformes, Cerebavis, Concornis, Dunhuangia, Elsornis, Enantiornithiformes, Eoalulavis, Eocathayornis, Eoenantiornis, Eoenantiornithiformes, Euenantiornithes, Euornithiformes, Evgenavis, Feitianius, Flexomornis, Fortunguavis, Gobipipus, Gobipteryx, Gurilynia, Holbotia, Huoshanornis, Iberomesornis, Lectavis, Linyiornis, Longipterygidae, Longipterygiformes, Longirostravisiformes, Neuquenornis, Noguerornis, Otogornis, Paraprotopteryx, Parvavis, Protopterygiformes, Protopteryx, Qiliania, Sinornis, Vescornis, Xiangornis, Yuanjiawaornis, Yungavolucris

Subtaxa: Eopengornis, Parapengornis, Pengornis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore