†order Yixianornithiformes Zhou and Zhang 2006 (bird)

Aves - Yixianornithiformes

Full reference: Z. Zhou and F. Zhang. 2006. Mesozoic birds of China—a synoptic review. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 44(1):60-98

Parent taxon: Ornithurae according to Z. Zhou and F. Zhang 2006

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

Subtaxa: Yixianornithidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Yixianornithiformes in the database

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