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Clade Ornithothoraces Chiappe and Calvo 1994 (bird)

Reptilia - Pygostylia

PaleoDB taxon number: 64115

Full reference: L. M. Chiappe and J. O. Calvo. 1994. Neuquenornis volans, a new Late Cretaceous bird (Enantiornithes, Avisauridae) from Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 14(2):230-246

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

Sister taxa: Confuciusornithidae, Confuciusornithiformes, Jinguofortisidae, Sapeornis, Sapeornithiformes

Subtaxa: Enantiornithes, Euornithes, Ornithuromorpha, Xinghaiornis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore