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Shanweiniao O'Connor et al. 2009 (fan-tail bird)

Aves - Enantiornithes - Longipterygidae

Full reference: J. K. O'Connor, X. Wang, L. M. Chiappe, C. Gao, Q. Meng, X. Cheng, and J. Liu. 2009. Phylogenetic support for a specialized clade of Cretaceous enantiornithine birds with information from a new species. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(1):188-204

Parent taxon: Longipterygidae according to X. Wang et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Boluochia, Camptodontus, Longipteryx, Longirostravis, Rapaxavis, Shengjingornis

Subtaxa: Shanweiniao cooperorum

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Type: Shanweiniao cooperorum

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore