A new Enantiornithine bird from the Late Cretaceous of the Gobi desert

@article{Chiappe2007ANE,
  title={A new Enantiornithine bird from the Late Cretaceous of the Gobi desert},
  author={Luis Mar{\'i}a Chiappe and Shigeru Suzuki and Gareth J. Dyke and Mahito Watabe and Khishigjav Tsogtbaatar and Rinchen Barsbold},
  journal={Journal of Systematic Palaeontology},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={193 - 208}
}
Synopsis We report on a new species of enantiornithine bird from the Late Cretaceous of the Mongolian Gobi Desert, which adds to the meager record of birds from the latest part of the Mesozoic in this region. The exceptional, three‐dimensional bones of the new fossil increase the known anatomical diversity of enantiornithine birds, providing information about previously unreported morphologies such as a pneumatised furcula. Several synapomorphies nest the new bird within an enantiornithine… Expand
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