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Schizooura lii Zhou et al. 2012 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithothoraces

PaleoDB taxon number: 219826

Full reference: S. Zhou, Z. -H. Zhou, and J. K. O'Connor. 2012. A new basal beaked ornithurine bid from the Lower Cretaceous of western Liaoning, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 50(1):9-24

Belongs to Schizooura according to S. Zhou et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V16861, a skeleton. Its type locality is Jianchang, which is in an Aptian lacustrine sandstone/mudstone in the Jiufotang Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore