PaleoDB taxon number: 56423
Full reference: L. Hou. 1990. An Eocene bird from Songzi, Hubei province. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 28(1):34-42
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: IVPP. v 8756, a partial skeleton (partially complete skeleton with complete skull and hind limbs). Its type locality is Near Jingzhou, which is in an Eocene terrestrial shale in the Yangxi Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore