Epidendrosaurus ningchengensis Zhang et al. 2002 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: F. Zhang, Z. Zhou, X. Xu and X. Wang. 2002. A juvenile coelurosaurian theropod from China indicates arboreal habits. Naturwissenschaften 89(9):394-398

Belongs to Epidendrosaurus according to F. Zhang et al. 2002

See also Buffetaut et al. 2005, Gao et al. 2012 and Padian 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V12653, a skeleton (mostly complete skeleton missing some skull elements, partial axial bones and the pelvic girdle). Its type locality is Daohugou, which is in a Callovian lacustrine - large shale/tuff in the Tiaojishan Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Daohugou

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