Changchengornis hengdaoziensis 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

Belongs to Changchengornis according to L. M. Chiappe 2002

See also Ji et al. 1999, Li et al. 2010 and Wang et al. 1999

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: GMV2129-a/b, a skeleton (nearly complete specimen, including most of the plumage). Its type locality is Jianshangou, which is in a Berriasian/Barremian lacustrine siltstone in the Chaomidianzi Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Jianshangou

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