†order Gobipterygiformes Elzanowski 1974 (bird)

Aves - Gobipterygiformes

Full reference: A. Elzanowski. 1974. Preliminary note on the palaeognathous bird from the Upper Cretaceous of Mongolia. Palaeontologia Polonica 29:103-109

Parent taxon: Ornithurae according to S. Chatterjee 1991

See also Carroll 1988, Elzanowski 1974 and Kurochkin 1996

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Gobipterygiformes in the database

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