†family Caudipterygidae Osmólska et al. 2004 (coelurosaur)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Caudipterygidae

Synonym: Caudipteridae Zhou and Wang 2000 [replaced name]

Full reference: H. Osmólska, P. J. Currie, and R. Barsbold. 2004. Oviraptorosauria. The Dinosauria (second edition). University of California Press, Berkeley 165-183

Parent taxon: Oviraptorosauria according to J. Lü et al. 2015

See also Lamanna et al. 2014, Lü et al. 2005, Lü and Zhang 2005, Osmólska et al. 2004 and Zhou and Wang 2000

Sister taxa: Avimimidae, Avimimus, Caenagnathoidea, Incisivosaurus, Ingeniidae, Ningyuansaurus, Oviraptoroidea, Protarchaeopteryx

Subtaxa: Caudipteryx Similicaudipteryx

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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