Limenavis Clarke and Chiappe 2001 (bird)

Aves - Ornithurae

Full reference: J. A. Clarke and L. M. Chiappe. 2001. A new carinate bird from the late Cretaceous of Patagonia (Argentina. American Museum Novitates 3323:1-23

Parent taxon: Ornithurae according to M. Wang and D. Liu 2015

See also Clarke and Chiappe 2001, O'Connor et al. 2014 and O'Connor and Zelenkov 2013

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

Subtaxa: Limenavis patagonica

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Type: Limenavis patagonica

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Salitral Moreno (Cretaceous of Argentina)

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