Songzia heidangkouensis Hou 1990 (bird)

Aves - Gruiformes - Songziidae

Full reference: L. Hou. 1990. An Eocene bird from Songzi, Hubei province. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 28(1):34-42

Belongs to Songzia according to L. Hou 1990

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP. v 8756, a partial skeleton (partially complete skeleton with complete skull and hind limbs). Its type locality is Near Jingzhou, which is in an Eocene terrestrial shale in the Yangxi Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Near Jingzhou

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