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Parahesperornis Martin 1984 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithothoraces

PaleoDB taxon number: 36621

Full reference: L. D. Martin. 1984. A new hesperornithid and the relationships of the Mesozoic birds. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 87(3/4):141-150

Parent taxon: Ornithuromorpha according to M. 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, Patagopteryx, Piscivoravis, Samrukia, Schizooura, Songlingornithidae, Vorona, Yumenornis, Zhongjianornis

Subtaxa: Parahesperornis alexi

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Type: Parahesperornis alexi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore