Full reference: X. Xu, K. Wang, K. Zhang, Q. Ma, L. Xing, C. Sullivan, D. Hu, S. Cheng, and S. Wang. 2012. A gigantic feathered dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of China. Nature 484:92-95
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: ZCDM V5000, a skeleton. Its type locality is Batuyingzi, Beipiao, which is in a Barremian/Aptian lacustrine - large shale in the Yixian Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
Distribution: found only at Batuyingzi, Beipiao
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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