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Apsaravis Norell and Clarke 2001 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithothoraces

PaleoDB taxon number: 58897

Full reference: M. A. Norell and J. A. Clarke. 2001. Fossil that fills a critical gap in avian evolution. Nature 409:181-184

Parent taxon: Ornithuromorpha according to M. Wang and D. Liu 2015

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

Subtaxa: Apsaravis ukhaana

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore