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Longipteryx chaoyangensis Zhang et al. 2000 (bird)

Reptilia - Enantiornithes - Longipterygidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 137361

Full reference: F. Zhang, Z. Zhou, L. Hou and G. Gu. 2000. Early diversification of birds: evidence from a new opposite bird. Chinese Science Bulletin 45(24):2650-2657

Belongs to Longipteryx according to X. Wang et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V12325, a skeleton (nearly complete articulated skeleton with feather impressions). Its type locality is Qidaoquanzi, which is in an Aptian lacustrine siliciclastic in the Jiufotang Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore