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Avisaurus Brett-Surman and Paul 1985 (bird)

Reptilia - Enantiornithes - Avisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38616

Full reference: M. K. Brett-Surman and G. S. Paul. 1985. A new family of bird-like dinosaurs linking Laurasia and Gondwanaland. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 5(2):133-138

Parent taxon: Avisauridae according to J. Atterholt et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Bauxitornis, Enantiophoenix, Gettyia, Halimornis, Intiornis, Mirarce, Neuquenornis, Soroavisaurus

Subtaxa: Avisaurus archibaldi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore