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Schizooura


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schizooura
Updated: 2016-07-25T18:30Z
Schizooura
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous, 120 Ma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Clade:Euornithes
Genus:Schizooura
Zhou, Zhou & O’Connor, 2012
Species:S. lii
Binomial name
Schizooura lii
Zhou, Zhou & O’Connor, 2012

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

References

  1. ^ Shuang Zhou, Zhong-He Zhou and Jingmai K. O’Connor (2012). "A new basal beaked ornithurine bird from the Lower Cretaceous of Western Liaoning, China" (PDF). Vertebrata PalAsiatica. 50 (1): 9–24. 
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