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Temporal range: Early Cretaceous, 120 Ma
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Clade: Saurischia
Clade: Theropoda
Clade: Ornithothoraces
Clade: Euornithes
Genus: Jianchangornis
Zhou et al., 2009
J. microdonta
Binomial name
Jianchangornis microdonta
Zhou et al., 2009

Jianchangornis a genus of basal ornithuromorph birds. Fossils were recovered from the Jiufotang Formation at Liaoning, People's Republic of China.[1]


  1. ^ Zhou, Z.-H.; Zhang, F.-C. & Li, Z.-H. (2009). "A new basal ornithurine bird (Jianchangornis microdonta gen. et sp. nov.), from the Lower Cretaceous of China". Vertebrata PalAsiatica. 47 (4): 299–310. [1]