Yanornis Zhou and Zhang 2001 (bird)

Aves - Ornithothoraces - Hongshanornithidae

Synonym: Aberratiodontus Gong et al. 2004

Full reference: X. Zhou and F. Zhang. 2001. Two new ornithurine birds from the Early Cretaceous of western Liaoning, China. Chinese Science Bulletin 46(15):1258-1264

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

See also Cau and Arduini 2008, Kurochkin et al. 2013, Naish et al. 2012, O'Connor et al. 2014, O'Connor and Zelenkov 2013, Senter et al. 2004, Wang and Liu 2015, Wang et al. 2014, Wang et al. 2014, Zhou et al. 2008, Zhou and Wang 2010 and Zhou and Zhang 2001

Sister taxa: Archaeornithura, Hongshanornis, Longicrusavis, Parahongshanornis, Songlingornis, Tianyuornis, Yixianornis

Subtaxa: Aberratiodontus wui Yanornis guozhangi Yanornis martini

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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