Xixianykus Xu et al. 2010 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: X. Xu, D.-Y. Wang, C. Sullivan, D. W. E. Hone, F.-L. Han, R.-H. Yan, and F.-M. Du. 2010. A basal parvicursorine (Theropoda: Alvarezsauridae) from the Upper Cretaceous of China. Zootaxa 2413:1-19

Parent taxon: Ceratonykini according to F. L. Agnolin et al. 2012

See also Delcourt and Grillo 2014 and Xu et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Albinykus, Ceratonykus

Subtaxa: Xixianykus zhangi

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Type: Xixianykus zhangi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Zhoujiagou, Yangcheng (Cretaceous of China)

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