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Epidexipteryx hui Zhang et al. 2008 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 137498

Full reference: F. Zhang, Z. Zhou, X. Xu, X. Wang, and C. Sullivan. 2008. A bizarre Jurassic maniraptoran from China with elongate ribbon-like feathers. Nature 455:1105-1108

Belongs to Epidexipteryx according to F. Zhang et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V15471, a skeleton (nearly complete skeleton with feathers). Its type locality is Daohugou, which is in a Callovian lacustrine - large shale/tuff in the Tiaojishan Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore