Protarchaeopteryx robusta Ji and Ji 1997 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

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

Belongs to Protarchaeopteryx according to P. Senter et al. 2004

See also Balanoff et al. 2009, Currie 2003, Holtz 1998, Ji 2008, Ji et al. 1998, Ji and Ji 1997, Ji and Ji 1997, Padian 2004, Wang et al. 1999, Wang et al. 1999 and Xing et al. 2009

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)

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