Jiuquanornis

Jiuquanornis is an extinct genus of basal ornithuromorph dinosaur known from the Early Cretaceous Xiagou Formation of Changma Basin, Gansu Province of northwestern China. Jiuquanornis 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 Jiuquanornis niui.[1]

Jiuquanornis
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
Jiuquanornis.png
Holotype
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Clade: Saurischia
Clade: Theropoda
Clade: Ornithuromorpha
Genus: Jiuquanornis
Wang et al., 2013
Type species
Jiuquanornis niui
Wang et al., 2013

ReferencesEdit

  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.