Epidexipteryx Zhang et al. 2008 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: F. Zhang, Z. Zhou, X. Xu, X. Wang, and C. Sullivan. 2008. A bizarre Jurassic maniraptoran from China with elongate ribbon-like feathers. Nature 455:1105-1108

Parent taxon: Paraves according to J. K. O'Connor and C. Sullivan 2014

See also Godefroit et al. 2013 and Zhang et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Anchiornis, Aves, Caihong, Deinonychosauria, Eosinopteryx, Epidendrosaurus, Eumaniraptora, Paronychodon, Pneumatoraptor, Serikornis, Xiaotingia, Zhongornis

Subtaxa: Epidexipteryx hui

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Type: Epidexipteryx hui

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Daohugou (Jurassic of China)

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