New Bohaiornis-like bird from the Early Cretaceous of China: enantiornithine interrelationships and flight performance

  title={New Bohaiornis-like bird from the Early Cretaceous of China: enantiornithine interrelationships and flight performance},
  author={Luis M. Chiappe and Meng Qingjin and Francisco J. Serrano and Trond Sigurdsen and Wang Min and Alyssa Bell and Liu Di},
During the last decade, several Bohaiornis-like enantiornithine species—and numerous specimens—have been recognized from the celebrated Jehol Biota of northwestern China. In this paper, we describe the anatomy of another “bohaiornithid” species from the 125 million-year-old Yixian Formation of Liaoning Province, China. The new taxon differs from previously recognized “bohaiornithids” on a number of characters from the forelimb and shoulder girdle. We also provide a new phylogenetic framework… 

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