Rahonavis Forster et al. 1998 (bird)


Synonym: Rahona Forster et al. 1998 [replaced name]

Full reference: C. A. Forster, S. D. Sampson, L. M. Chiappe and D. W. Krause. 1998. Genus correction. Science 280(5361):185

Parent taxon: Aves according to M. Wang and D. Liu 2015

See also ApesteguĂ­a et al. 2011, Chiappe 2002, Forster et al. 1998, Forster et al. 1998, Gianechini et al. 2011, Godefroit et al. 2013, Longrich and Currie 2009, Makovicky et al. 2005, Novas et al. 2008, O'Connor et al. 2014, O'Connor and Zelenkov 2013, Padian 2004, Pei et al. 2014, Senter et al. 2004, Turner et al. 2007, Wang et al. 2014, Wang et al. 2014 and Zhang et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Accipitriformes, Aegotheliformes, Archaeornithipus, Avimimiformes, Avipedidae, Barrosopus, Cariamae, Chaoyangornithidae, Charadriiformes, 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, Sauriurae, Shandongornipodidae, Shenzhouraptor, Sphenisciformes, Striges, Struthiones, Suliformes, Tantalatos, Tantaleus, Tatarornipes, Telmatoformes, Teracus, Tshulia, Uhangrichnus

Subtaxa: Rahonavis ostromi

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Type: Rahona ostromi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at MAD93-18 (SUNY) (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

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