Full reference: Q. Ji and S.-A. Ji. 1997. [Protarchaeopteryx gen. nov.—a new genus of Archaeopterygidae in China]. Chinese Geology 238(3):38-41
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: GMV/NGMC 2125, 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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