PaleoDB taxon number: 137384
Full reference: Z. Zhou and F. Zhang. 2006. A beaked basal ornithurine bird (Aves, Ornithurae) from the Lower Cretaceous of China. Zoologica Scripta 35(4):363-373
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: IVPP V14287, a skeleton (nearly complete skeleton of a subadult with feather impressions). Its type locality is Liaoning, Yixian (general), which is in an Aptian lacustrine shale/mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore