Named By: Mark A. Norell & Julia A. Clarke - 2001.
Classification: Chordata, Aves, Euornithes, Ambiortiformes.
Species: A. ukhaana (type).
Known locations: Mongolia - Djadokhta Formation.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Single specimen.
Apsaravis is a genus of bird that lived in Mongolia during the late Cretaceous. Apsaravis is noted for having a mix of both primitive and advanced features.
- Fossil that fills a critical gap in avian evolution. - Nature Vol. 409 11 January 2001 pp.181-184. - Mark A. Norell & Julia A. Clarke - 2001.
- The morphology and phylogenetic position of Apsaravis ukhaana from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia. - American Museum Novitates, No. 3387, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY. - Julia A. Clarke & Mark A. Norell - 2002.