Changchengornis Ji et al. 1999 (bird)

Aves - Pygostylia - Confuciusornithidae

Full reference: Q. Ji, L. M. Chiappe, and S.-H. Ji. 1999. A new late Mesozoic confuciusornithid bird from China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 19(1):1-7

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

See also Chiappe 2002, Ji et al. 1999, O'Connor et al. 2014, O'Connor and Zelenkov 2013, Wang et al. 2015, Wang and Liu 2015, Wang et al. 2014, Wang et al. 2014 and Zhou and Wang 2010

Sister taxa: Confuciusornis, Eoconfuciusornis, Jibeinia, Jinzhouornis, Yangavis

Subtaxa: Changchengornis hengdaoziensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Jianshangou (Cretaceous of China)

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