Tianyuornis Zheng et al. 2014 (bird)

Aves - Ornithothoraces - Hongshanornithidae

Full reference: X. -T. Zheng, J. K. O'Connor, X. Want, X. Zhang, and Y. Wang. 2014. New information on Hongshanornithidae (Aves: Ornithuromorpha) from a new subadult specimen. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 52(2):217-232

Parent taxon: Hongshanornithidae according to M. Wang et al. 2015

See also Zheng et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Archaeornithura, Hongshanornis, Longicrusavis, Parahongshanornis, Songlingornis, Yanornis, Yixianornis

Subtaxa: Tianyuornis cheni

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Type: Tianyuornis cheni

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Xisanjia (Cretaceous of China)

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