PaleoDB taxon number: 119337
Full reference: X. Zhou and F. Zhang. 2001. Two new ornithurine birds from the Early Cretaceous of western Liaoning, China. Chinese Science Bulletin 46(15):1258-1264
Type specimen: IVPP V12558, a skeleton (complete individual without feather impressions). Its type locality is Chaoyang City Yanornis type locality, which is in an Aptian lacustrine siliciclastic in the Jiufotang Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore