Alternative combination: Caudipteryx zhoui
Full reference: Q. Ji, P. J. Currie, M. A. Norell and S.-A. Ji. 1998. Two feathered dinosaurs from northeastern China. Nature 393:753-762
See also Balanoff et al. 2009, Cerda 2008, Currie 2003, Funston and Currie 2016, Funston et al. 2015, Ji 2008, Ji et al. 1998, Lamanna et al. 2014, Longrich et al. 2013, Lü et al. 2004, Lü and Zhang 2005, Maryanska et al. 2002, Rauhut 2003, Ruiz-Omeñaca and Canudo 2003, Turner et al. 2007, Wang et al. 1999, Wang et al. 1999, Wang et al. 2016 and Xing et al. 2009
Sister taxon: Caudipteryx dongi
Type specimen: NGMC 97-4-A, a skeleton (skeleton with feathers). Its type locality is Sihetun, Yixian Member 3 (general), which is in a Barremian/Aptian lacustrine siltstone in the Yixian Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore
Distribution: found only at Sihetun, Yixian Member 3 (general)
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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