Huaxiagnathus Hwang et al. 2004 (compsognathid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Compsognathidae

Full reference: S. Hwang, M. A. Norell, Q. Ji and K. Gao. 2004. A large compsognathid from the Early Cretaceous Yixian Formation of China. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 2(1):13-30

Parent taxon: Compsognathidae according to A. D. Gishlick and J. A. Gauthier 2007

See also Hwang et al. 2004, Ji 2008, Ji et al. 2007, Peyer 2004 and Peyer 2006

Sister taxa: Aniksosaurus, Aristosuchus, Compsognathinae, Compsognathus, Mirischia, Nqwebasaurus, Ornitholestes, Scipionyx, Sinocalliopteryx

Subtaxa: Huaxiagnathus orientalis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Dabangou village, Sihetun (Cretaceous of China)

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