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
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