Archaeornithura Wang et al. 2015 (bird)

Aves - Ornithothoraces - Hongshanornithidae

Full reference: M. Wang, X. Zheng, J. K. O'Connor, G. T. Lloyd, X. Wang, Y. Wang, X. Shang and Z. Zhou. 2015. The oldest record of Ornithuromorpha from the Early Cretaceous of China. Nature Communications 6(6987)

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

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

Subtaxa: Archaeornithura meemannae

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Type: Archaeornithura meemannae

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Fengning County (Cretaceous of China)

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