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Shanweiniao cooperorum O'Connor et al. 2009 (fan-tail bird)

Reptilia - Enantiornithes - Longipterygidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 146357

Full reference: J. K. O'Connor, X. Wang, L. M. Chiappe, C. Gao, Q. Meng, X. Cheng, and J. Liu. 2009. Phylogenetic support for a specialized clade of Cretaceous enantiornithine birds with information from a new species. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(1):188-204

Belongs to Shanweiniao according to J. K. O'Connor et al. 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: DNHM 1878, a skeleton. Its type locality is Lingyuan City, which is in an Aptian lacustrine shale/mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore