Changmaornis

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Changmaornis
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
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Holotype
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Theropoda
Clade: Ornithuromorpha
Genus: Changmaornis
Wang et al., 2013
Type species
Changmaornis houi
Wang et al., 2013

Changmaornis is an extinct genus of basal ornithuromorph dinosaur known from the Early Cretaceous Xiagou Formation of Changma Basin, Gansu Province of northwestern China. Changmaornis was first named by Ya-Ming Wang, Jingmai K. O'Connor, Da-Qing Li and Hai-Lu You in 2013 and the type species is Changmaornis houi.[1]

References

  1. ^ Wang, Y. M.; O'Connor, J. K.; Li, D. Q.; You, H. L. (2013). Farke, Andrew A (ed.). "Previously Unrecognized Ornithuromorph Bird Diversity in the Early Cretaceous Changma Basin, Gansu Province, Northwestern China". PLoS ONE. 8 (10): e77693. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0077693. PMC 3795672. PMID 24147058.
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