Epidendrosaurus Zhang et al. 2002 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: F. Zhang, Z. Zhou, X. Xu and X. Wang. 2002. A juvenile coelurosaurian theropod from China indicates arboreal habits. Naturwissenschaften 89(9):394-398

Parent taxon: Paraves according to J. K. O'Connor and C. Sullivan 2014

See also Godefroit et al. 2013, Padian 2004, Zhang et al. 2002 and Zhang et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Anchiornis, Aves, Caihong, Deinonychosauria, Eosinopteryx, Epidexipteryx, Eumaniraptora, Paronychodon, Pneumatoraptor, Serikornis, Xiaotingia, Zhongornis

Subtaxa: Epidendrosaurus ningchengensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Daohugou (Jurassic of China)

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