Enantiophoenix

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Enantiophoenix
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 95 Ma
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Enantiornithes
Family: Avisauridae
Genus: Enantiophoenix
Cau & Arduini, 2008
Species:
E. electrophyla
Binomial name
Enantiophoenix electrophyla
Cau & Arduini, 2008

Enantiophoenix is a genus of enantiornithine birds. Fossil remains were recovered from Lebanon. Lumps of amber preserved with one specimen indicate it may have fed on tree sap.[1]

References

  1. ^ Cau, A.; Arduini, P. (2008). "Enantiophoenix electrophyla gen. et sp. nov. (Aves, Enantiornithes) from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) of Lebanon and its phylogenetic relationships". Atti della Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo ivico di Storia Naturale in Milano. 149 (2): 293–324.


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