Xiaotingia Xu et al. 2011 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: X. Xu, H. You, K. Du and F. Han. 2011. An Archaeopteryx-like theropod from China and the origin of Avialae. Nature 475:465-470

Parent taxon: Paraves according to J. K. O'Connor and C. Sullivan 2014

See also Gianechini et al. 2017, Godefroit et al. 2013, Lee and Worthy 2011, Xu et al. 2011 and Zhou and Wang 2017

Sister taxa: Anchiornis, Aves, Caihong, Deinonychosauria, Eosinopteryx, Epidendrosaurus, Epidexipteryx, Eumaniraptora, Imperobator, Paronychodon, Pedopenna, Pneumatoraptor, Serikornis, Zhongornis

Subtaxa: Xiaotingia zhengi

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Type: Xiaotingia zhengi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Daxishan, Linglongta (Jurassic of China)

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