Sanshuiornis zhangi Wang et al. 2012 (bird)

Aves - Ciconiiformes

Full reference: M. Wang, G. Mayr, J. Zhang and Z. Zhou. 2012. New bird remains from the Middle Eocene of Guangdong, China. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 57(3):519-526

Belongs to Sanshuiornis according to M. Wang et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V18116, a set of limb elements (a distal right tibiotarsus in articulation with a complete right foot, with tarsometatarsus and pedal phalanges in articulation). Its type locality is Sanshuiornis-type locality, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Huayong Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Sanshuiornis-type locality

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