Class Aves Linnaeus 1758 (bird)

Aves

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Bakker 1986, Bakker and Galton 1974, Barnes 1998, Baur 1887, Benton 1990, Case 1904, Chatterjee 1993, Chatterjee and Templin 2007, Clarke et al. 2005, Currie 1995, Gardiner 1982, Gauthier 1986, Gauthier et al. 1989, Gauthier and Padian 1985, Haeckel 1866, Holtz 1995, Holtz 1996, Holtz 1998, Holtz 2000, Huene 1954, Hutchinson and Padian 1997, Kurochkin et al. 2013, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Norell and Clarke 2001, Novas 1992, Padian et al. 1999, Rauhut 2003, Säve-Söderbergh 1934, Senter et al. 2004, Sepkoski 2002, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno 1999, Shoshani et al. 1989 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

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

Subtaxa: Accipitriformes Aegotheliformes Archaeornithipus Avimimiformes Avipedidae Barrosopus Cariamae Chaoyangornithidae Charadriiformes Chongmingia Colymbiformes Crax Dolichopterus Dromiceiidae Eoaves Eociconia Eupterornis remensis Gansuiformes Gastornithiformes Gruipeda Horezmavis Hwangsanipes Ignotornidae Jeholornis Jeholornithiformes Jindongornipodidae Jixiangornis Judinornis Koreanornipodidae Liaoxiornithidae Loncornis Longipennes Manu Metornithes Micropodiformes Mirandornithes Moguiornipes Mystiornithiformes Odontoglossae Odontornithes Omnivoropterygiformes Pachycorioolithidae Palaeoaves Palaeocursornis biharicus Paludicolae Pangalliformes Pansphenisciformes Parvoolithus Patagonichnornis Proherodius Proherodius oweni Proornis Protoaviformes Protopelargus Protornis Pygopodes Pygostylia Qianshanornithidae Rahonavis Sauriurae Shandongornipodidae Shenzhouraptor Sphenisciformes Striges Struthiones Suliformes Tantalatos Tantaleus Tatarornipes Telmatoformes Teracus Tshulia Uhangrichnus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

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