Pengornis

Name: Pengornis ‭(‬Peng bird‭)‬.
Phonetic: Pen-gor-niss.
Named By: Z.‭ ‬Zhou,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Clarke‭ & ‬F.‭ ‬Zhang‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Theropoda,‭ ‬Enantiornithes,‭ ‬Euenantiornithes,‭ ‬Pengornithidae.
Species: P.‭ ‬houi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Liaoning Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Jiufotang Formation.
Time period: Aptian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Two individuals,‭ ‬one adult,‭ ‬one juvenile.

       Pengornis is a genus of enantiornithine bird that lived in China during the early Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Insight into diversity,‭ ‬body size and morphological evolution from the largest Early Cretaceous enantiornithine bird.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Anatomy‭ ‬212‭(‬5‭)‬:565-577.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Z.‭ ‬Zhou,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Clarke‭ & ‬F.‭ ‬Zhang‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.



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