Aurornis xui Godefroit et al. 2013 (avialan)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: P. Godefroit, A. Cau, D.-Y. Hu, F. Escuillie, W. Wu and G. Dyke. 2013. A Jurassic avialan dinosaur from China resolves the early phylogenetic history of birds. Nature

Belongs to Aurornis according to P. Godefroit et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: YFGP-T5198, a skeleton (Complete skeleton). Its type locality is Yaolugou locality, which is in a Bathonian/Kimmeridgian lacustrine siliciclastic in the Tiaojishan Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Yaolugou locality

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