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Jiliniornis huadianensis Hou and Ericson 2002 (lapwing)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Charadriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 99477

Full reference: L.-H. Hou and P. G. P. Ericson. 2002. A Middle Eocene shorebird from China. The Condor 104(4):896-899

Belongs to Jiliniornis according to L.-H. Hou and P. G. P. Ericson 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V.8323, a limb element (complete right humerus). Its type locality is Gonglantou Oil Shale Mine, which is in a Lutetian mire/swamp shale/coal in the Huadian Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore