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Qinornis Xue 1995 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithurae

PaleoDB taxon number: 245671

Full reference: X. Xue. 1995. Qinornis paleocenica - a Paleocene bird discovered in China. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 181:89-93

Parent taxon: Ornithurae according to G. Mayr 2007

Sister taxa: Apatornis, Archaeovolans, Baptornis, Carinatae, Chaoyangiformes, Chaoyangornithiformes, Crypturellus, Enaliornis, Gobipterygiformes, Guildavis, Hesperornis, Hesperornithiformes, Iaceornis, Ichthyornis, Kuszholia, Liaoningornithiformes, Limenavis, Lithornis, Neornithes, Odontoholcae, Odontoholomorphae, Yanornithiformes, Yixianornithiformes

Subtaxa: Qinornis paleocenica

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Type: Qinornis paleocenica

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore