Yixianosaurus Xu and Wang 2003 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Full reference: X. Xu and X.-L. Wang. 2003. A new maniraptoran dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Yixian Formation of western Liaoning. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 41(3):195-202

Parent taxon: Maniraptora according to T. A. Dececchi et al. 2012

See also Xu and Wang 2003

Sister taxa: Alvarezsauridae, Alvarezsauroidea, Anchiornithidae, Avialae, Fukuivenator, Montanoolithidae, Oviraptorosauria, Palaeopteryx, Paraves

Subtaxa: Yixianosaurus longimanus

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Type: Yixianosaurus longimanus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Wangjiagou (Cretaceous of China)

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