PaleoDB taxon number: 146357
Full reference: J. K. O'Connor, X. Wang, L. M. Chiappe, C. Gao, Q. Meng, X. Cheng, and J. Liu. 2009. Phylogenetic support for a specialized clade of Cretaceous enantiornithine birds with information from a new species. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(1):188-204
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: DNHM 1878, a skeleton. Its type locality is Lingyuan City, which is in an Aptian lacustrine shale/mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore