†family Koreanaornipodidae Lockley et al. 2006 (bird)

Aves - Koreanaornipodidae

Alternative spelling: Koreanornipodidae

Full reference: M. G. Lockley, K. Houck, S.-Y. Yang, M. Matsukawa, and S.-K. Lim. 2006. Dinosaur-dominated footprint assemblages from the Cretaceous Jindong Formation, Hallyo Haesang National Park area, Goseong County, South Korea: evidence and implications. Cretaceous Research 27(1):70-101

Parent taxon: Aves according to L. G. Buckley et al. 2016

See also Lockley et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Accipitriformes, Aegotheliformes, Archaeornithipus, Avimimiformes, Avipedidae, Barrosopus, Cariamae, Chaoyangornithidae, Charadriiformes, Crax, Dolichopterus, Dromiceiidae, Eoaves, Eociconia, Eupterornis remensis, Eurhipidura, Gansuiformes, Gastornithiformes, Gobioolithidae, Gruipeda, Ignotornidae, Jeholornis, Jeholornithiformes, Jindongornipodidae, Jixiangornis, Kuszholiidae, Liaoxiornithidae, Limiavipedidae, Loncornis, Longipennes, Manu, Metornithes, Micropodiformes, Mirandornithes, Moguiornipes, 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, Shenzhouraptor, Suliformes, Tantalatos, Tantaleus, Tatarornipes, Telmatoformes, Teracus, Tshulia, Uhangrichnus

Subtaxa: Koreanaornis Koreanornis Pullornipes

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Spain (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of China (4), South Korea (7), Tunisia (1), United States (1: Utah)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of China (1)

Total: 15 collections including 16 occurrences

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