PaleoDB taxon number: 82617
Full reference: L. Hou and Z. Liu. 1984. A new fossil bird from Lower Cretaceous of Gansu and early evolution of birds. Scientia Sinica, series B 27(12):1296-1301
Sister taxon: Gansus zheni
Type specimen: IVPP V 6862, a set of limb elements (partial left pelvic limb). Its type locality is Changma, Yumen, which is in an Aptian lacustrine mudstone/shale in the Xiagou Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore