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
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