Clade Pygostylia Chiappe 2002 (bird)

Aves - Pygostylia

Parent taxon: Aves according to X. Wang et al. 2014

See also Chiappe 2002, Kurochkin et al. 2013, Liu et al. 2014, Liu et al. 2017, Liu et al. 2019, O'Connor et al. 2016, O'Connor and Zelenkov 2013, Wang et al. 2010, Wang et al. 2014, Wang and Stidham 2018, Wang et al. 2014, Wang and Zhou 2018, Wei and Li 2017, You et al. 2006 and Zhang et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Accipitriformes, Aegotheliformes, Archaeornithipus, Avimimiformes, Avipedidae, Barrosopus, Bucerotiformes, Cariamae, Chaoyangornithidae, Charadriiformes, Crax, Dolichopterus, Dromiceiidae, Eoaves, Eociconia, Eupterornis remensis, Eurhipidura, Gansuiformes, Gastornithiformes, Gobioolithidae, Gruipeda, Ignotornidae, Jeholornis, Jeholornithiformes, Jindongornipodidae, Jixiangornis, Koreanaornipodidae, Kuszholiidae, Liaoxiornithidae, Limiavipedidae, Loncornis, Longipennes, Manu, Metornithes, Micropodiformes, Mirandornithes, Moguiornipes, Musophagiformes, Mystiornithiformes, Odontoglossae, Odontornithes, Omnivoropterygiformes, Pachycorioolithidae, Palaeoaves, Paludicolae, Pangalliformes, Pansphenisciformes, Parvoolithus, Patagonichnornis, Platanavis, Praeornithes, Proherodius, Proherodius oweni, Proornis, Protoaviformes, Protopelargus, Protornis, Psittacopedidae, Qianshanornithidae, Sauriurae, Shandongornipodidae, Shenzhouraptor, Suliformes, Tantalatos, Tantaleus, Tatarornipes, Telmatoformes, Teracus, Tshulia, Uhangrichnus

Subtaxa: Confuciusornithidae Confuciusornithiformes Jinguofortisidae Ornithothoraces Sapeornis Sapeornithiformes

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

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