Huaxiagnathus orientalis 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

Belongs to Huaxiagnathus according to L. M. Chiappe and U. B. Göhlich 2010

See also Gishlick and Gauthier 2007, Hwang et al. 2004, Peyer 2006, Turner et al. 2007 and Xing et al. 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CAGS-IG02-301, a skeleton. Its type locality is Dabangou village, Sihetun, which is in a Barremian/Aptian terrestrial claystone in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Dabangou village, Sihetun

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