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
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
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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