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Xinghaiornis lini Wang et al. 2013 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithothoraces

PaleoDB taxon number: 273052

Full reference: X. Wang, L. M. Chiappe, F. Teng and Q. Ji. 2013. Xinghaiornis lini (Aves: Ornithothoraces) from the Early Cretaceous of Liaoning: An Example of Evolutionary Mosaic in Early Birds. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition) 87(3):686-689

Belongs to Xinghaiornis according to X. Wang et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: XHPM 1121, a skeleton (Nearly complete and articulated individual). Its type locality is Sihetun, Shangyuan Town, which is in an Aptian lacustrine tuff in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore