ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Samrukia Naish et al. 2012 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithothoraces

PaleoDB taxon number: 214995

Full reference: D. Naish, G. Dyke, A. Cau, F. Escuillié, and P. Godefroit. 2012. A gigantic bird from the Upper Cretaceous of Central Asia. Biology Letters 2012(8):97-100

Parent taxon: Ornithuromorpha according to D. Naish et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Alamitornis, Ambiortus, Apsaravis, Archaeorhynchus, Changmaornis, Chaoyangia, Gallus, Gansus, Gargantuavis, Hollanda, Hongshanornithidae, Iteravis, Jianchangornis, Jiuquanornis, Juehuaornis, Liaoningornis, Ornithurae, Parahesperornis, Patagopteryx, Piscivoravis, Schizooura, Songlingornithidae, Vorona, Yumenornis, Zhongjianornis

Subtaxa: Samrukia nessovi

View classification

Type: Samrukia nessovi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore