Yanornis martini Zhou and Zhang 2001 (bird)

Aves - Ornithothoraces - Hongshanornithidae

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

Belongs to Yanornis according to S. Zhou et al. 2013

See also Senter et al. 2004, Zanno et al. 2009 and Zhou and Zhang 2001

Sister taxa: Yanornis guozhangi, Aberratiodontus wui

Type specimen: IVPP V12558, a skeleton (complete individual without feather impressions). Its type locality is Chaoyang City Yanornis type locality, which is in an Aptian lacustrine siliciclastic in the Jiufotang Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.