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Enantiophoenix electrophyla Cau and Arduini 2008 (bird)

Reptilia - Enantiornithes - Avisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 203287

Full reference: A. Cau and P. Arduini. 2008. Enantiophoenix electrophyla gen. et sp. nov. (Aves, Enantiornithes) from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) of Lebanon and its phylogenetic relationships. Atti della Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano 149(2):293-324

Belongs to Enantiophoenix according to A. Cau and P. Arduini 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MSNM V3882a and b (Incomplete and disarticulated skeleton mixed with carbonized remains of feathers). Its type locality is en Nammoûra, upper quarry (unit 3b), which is in a Cenomanian/Cenomanian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal wackestone in Lebanon.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore