Jeholornis Zhou and Zhang 2002 (bird)

Aves

Full reference: Z. Zhou and F. Zhang. 2002. A long-tailed, seed-eating bird from the Early Cretaceous of China. Nature 418:405-409

Parent taxon: Aves according to M. Wang et al. 2015

See also Gianechini et al. 2011, Ji and Ji 2007, Kurochkin et al. 2013, Lefevre et al. 2014, O'Connor et al. 2014, O'Connor and Sullivan 2014, O'Connor et al. 2012, O'Connor and Zelenkov 2013, Senter et al. 2004, Wang and Liu 2015, Wang et al. 2014, Wang et al. 2014, Wang et al. 2014, Zhang et al. 2014, Zhou and Wang 2010, Zhou and Zhang 2002 and Zhou and Zhang 2006

Sister taxa: Accipitriformes, Aegotheliformes, Archaeornithipus, Avimimiformes, Avipedidae, Barrosopus, Cariamae, Chaoyangornithidae, Charadriiformes, Chongmingia, Colymbiformes, Crax, Dolichopterus, Dromiceiidae, Eoaves, Eociconia, Eupterornis remensis, Gansuiformes, Gastornithiformes, Gruipeda, Horezmavis, Hwangsanipes, Ignotornidae, Jeholornithiformes, Jindongornipodidae, Jixiangornis, Judinornis, Koreanornipodidae, Liaoxiornithidae, Loncornis, Longipennes, Manu, Metornithes, Micropodiformes, Mirandornithes, Moguiornipes, Mystiornithiformes, Odontoglossae, Odontornithes, Omnivoropterygiformes, Pachycorioolithidae, Palaeoaves, Palaeocursornis biharicus, Paludicolae, Pangalliformes, Pansphenisciformes, Parvoolithus, Patagonichnornis, Proherodius, Proherodius oweni, Proornis, Protoaviformes, Protopelargus, Protornis, Pygopodes, Pygostylia, Qianshanornithidae, Rahonavis, Sauriurae, Shandongornipodidae, Shenzhouraptor, Sphenisciformes, Striges, Struthiones, Suliformes, Tantalatos, Tantaleus, Tatarornipes, Telmatoformes, Teracus, Tshulia, Uhangrichnus

Subtaxa: Jeholornis curvipes Jeholornis palmapenis Jeholornis prima

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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