Changzuiornis Huang et al. 2018 (bird)

Aves - Ornithurae

Full reference: J.-D. Huang, X. Wang, Y.-C. Hu, J. Liu, J. A. Peteya and J. A. Clarke​. 2018. A new ornithurine from the Early Cretaceous of China sheds light on the evolution of early ecological and cranial diversity in birds. PeerJ 4:e1765

Parent taxon: Ornithurae according to J.-D. Huang et al. 2018

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

Subtaxa: Changzuiornis ahgmi

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Type: Changzuiornis ahgmi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Sihedang, Lingyuan (Cretaceous of China)

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