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Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 78 Ma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Enantiornithes
Genus: Lenesornis
Kurochkin, 1996
Species: L. maltshevskyi
Binomial name
Lenesornis maltshevskyi
(Nesov, 1986 [originally Ichthyornis)

Lenesornis is a genus of enantiornithine birds which lived during the Late Cretaceous about 78 mya and is known from fossils found in the Bissekty Formation in the Kyzyl Kum, Uzbekistan.[1]


  1. ^ Kurochkin, E. N. (1996) A new enantiornithid of the Mongolian Late Cretaceous, and a general appraisal of the infraclass Enantiornithes (Aves). Russian Academy of Sciences Palaeontological Institute Special Issue 1-60