Caudipteryx dongi Zhou and Wang 2000 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Caudipterygidae

Full reference: Z.-H. Zhou and X.-L. Wang. 2000. A new species of Caudipteryx from the Yixian Formation of Liaoning, northeast China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 38(2):111-127

Belongs to Caudipteryx according to H. Osmólska et al. 2004

See also Cerda 2008, Lamanna et al. 2014, Ruiz-Omeñaca and Canudo 2003, Xing et al. 2009 and Zhou and Wang 2000

Sister taxon: Caudipteryx zoui

Type specimen: IVPP V.12344, a partial skeleton (incomplete individual with nearly complete forelimbs, hindlimbs, pelves and feather impressions). Its type locality is Zhangjiagou, Sihetun (IVPP), which is in a Barremian/Aptian terrestrial horizon in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution: found only at Zhangjiagou, Sihetun (IVPP)

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