†order Yanornithiformes Zhou and Zhang 2001 (bird)

Aves - Yanornithiformes

Full reference: X. Zhou and F. Zhang. 2001. Two new ornithurine birds from the Early Cretaceous of western Liaoning, China. Chinese Science Bulletin 46(15):1258-1264

Parent taxon: Ornithurae according to X. Zhou and F. Zhang 2001

Sister taxa: Apatornis, Archaeovolans, Carinatae, Cerebavis, Changzuiornis, Chaoyangiformes, Chaoyangornithiformes, Dromaeognathae, Gobipterygiformes, Guildavis, Hesperornithiformes, Iaceornis, Ichthyornis, Kookne, Kuszholia, Liaoningornithiformes, Limenavis, Lithornis, Neornithes, Odontoholcae, Odontoholomorphae, Qinornis, Tingmiatornis, Yixianornithiformes

Subtaxa: Yanornithidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Yanornithiformes in the database

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