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Vorona Forster et al. 1996 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithothoraces

PaleoDB taxon number: 64128

Full reference: C. A. Forster, L. M. Chiappe, D. W. Krause and S. D. Sampson. 1996. The first Cretaceous bird from Madagascar. Nature 382:532-535

Parent taxon: Ornithuromorpha according to M. Wang et al. 2015

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

Subtaxa: Vorona berivotrensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore