Shengjingornis

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Shengjingornis
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Order: Saurischia
Suborder: Theropoda
Clade: Enantiornithes
Family: Longipterygidae
Genus: Shengjingornis
Li et al., 2012
Type species
Shengjingornis yangi
Li et al., 2012

Shengjingornis is a genus of enantiornithean bird known from the Early Cretaceous of Jinzhou, western Liaoning, China. Its remains were discovered in Jiufotang Formation deposits, dated to 120 million years ago.[1]

References

  1. ^ Li Li, Wang Jinqi, Zhang Xi and Hou Shilin (2012). "A New Enantiornithine Bird from the Lower Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation in Jinzhou Area, Western Liaoning Province, China". Acta Geologica Sinica. 86 (5): 1039–1044. doi:10.1111/j.1755-6724.2012.00729.x.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
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