Shenzhouraptor Ji et al. 2002 (bird)

Aves

Full reference: Q. Ji, S. Ji, H. You, J. Zhang, C. Yuan, X. Ji, J. Li and Y. Li. 2002. [Discovery of an Avialae bird from China, Shenzhouraptor sinensis gen. et sp. nov]. Geological Bulletin of China 21(7):363-369

Parent taxon: Aves according to X. Wang et al. 2014

See also Godefroit et al. 2013, Ji et al. 2002, Li et al. 2010, O'Connor et al. 2014 and O'Connor and Zelenkov 2013

Sister taxa: Accipitriformes, Aegotheliformes, Archaeornithipus, Avimimiformes, Avipedidae, Barrosopus, Bucerotiformes, Cariamae, Chaoyangornithidae, Charadriiformes, Crax, Dolichopterus, Dromiceiidae, Eoaves, Eociconia, Eupterornis remensis, Eurhipidura, Gansuiformes, Gastornithiformes, Gobioolithidae, Gruipeda, Ignotornidae, Jeholornis, Jeholornithiformes, Jindongornipodidae, Jixiangornis, Koreanaornipodidae, Kuszholiidae, Liaoxiornithidae, Limiavipedidae, Loncornis, Longipennes, Manu, Metornithes, Micropodiformes, Mirandornithes, Moguiornipes, Musophagiformes, Mystiornithiformes, Odontoglossae, Odontornithes, Omnivoropterygiformes, Pachycorioolithidae, Palaeoaves, Paludicolae, Pangalliformes, Pansphenisciformes, Parvoolithus, Patagonichnornis, Platanavis, Praeornithes, Proherodius, Proherodius oweni, Proornis, Protoaviformes, Protopelargus, Protornis, Psittacopedidae, Pygostylia, Qianshanornithidae, Sauriurae, Shandongornipodidae, Suliformes, Tantalatos, Tantaleus, Tatarornipes, Telmatoformes, Teracus, Tshulia, Uhangrichnus

Subtaxa: Shenzhouraptor sinensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Baicaigou, Toutai (Cretaceous of China)

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