Xiaotingia Xu et al. 2011 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: X. Xu, H. You, K. Du and F. Han. 2011. An Archaeopteryx-like theropod from China and the origin of Avialae. Nature 475:465-470

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

See also Godefroit et al. 2013, Lee and Worthy 2011 and Xu et al. 2011

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

Subtaxa: Xiaotingia zhengi

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Type: Xiaotingia zhengi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Daxishan, Linglongta (Jurassic of China)

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