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Lenesornis Kurochkin 1996 (bird)

Reptilia - Alexornithiformes - Alexornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 71343

Full reference: E. N. Kurochkin. 1996. A new enantiornithid of the Mongolian Late Cretaceous, and a general appraisal of the infraclass Enantiornithes (Aves). Russian Academy of Sciences Palaeontological Institute Special Issue 1-60

Parent taxon: Alexornithidae according to E. N. Kurochkin 2000

Sister taxa: Abavornis, Alexornis, Explorornis, Incolornis, Kizylkumavis, Nanantius, Sazavis, Zhyraornis

Subtaxa: Lenesornis maltshevskyi

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Type: Ichthyornis maltshevskyi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore