Yumenornis

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Yumenornis
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
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Holotype
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Ornithuromorpha
Genus: Yumenornis
Wang et al., 2013
Type species
Yumenornis huangi
Wang et al., 2013

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

References[edit]

  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 3795672Freely accessible. PMID 24147058.