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Explorornis Panteleyev 1998 (bird)

Reptilia - Alexornithiformes - Alexornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 194794

Full reference: A. V. Panteleyev. 1998. [New species of enantiornithines (Aves: Enantiornithes) from the Upper Cretaceous of central Kyzylkum]. Russkii Ornitologicheskii Zhurnal Ekspress Vypusk 35:3-15

Parent taxon: Alexornithidae according to A. V. Panteleyev 1998

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

Subtaxa: Explorornis nessovi, Explorornis walkeri

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Type: Explorornis nessovi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore