Alternative combination: Protarchaeopteryx gauthieri
Full reference: X. Xu, Y.-N. Cheng, X.-L. Wang and C.-H. Chang. 2002. An unusual oviraptorosaurian dinosaur from China. Nature 419:291-293
See also Amiot et al. 2010, Balanoff et al. 2007, Balanoff et al. 2009, Lamanna et al. 2014, Longrich et al. 2013, Lü et al. 2004, Lü and Zhang 2005, Osmólska et al. 2004, Senter et al. 2004, Tsuihiji et al. 2015, Turner et al. 2007, Wang et al. 2016, Xu et al. 2002 and Zanno 2010
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: IVPP V13326, a skull. Its type locality is Lujiatun village, Beipiao (IVPP), which is in an Aptian fluvial tuff in the Yixian Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore
Distribution: found only at Lujiatun village, Beipiao (IVPP)
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