Name: Rapaxavis.
Phonetic: Rah-paks-a-viss.
Named By: E.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Morschhauser,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Varricchio,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Gao,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Liu,‭ ‬Z.‭ ‬Wang,‭ ‬X.‭ ‬Cheng‭ & ‬Q.‭ ‬Meng‭ ‬-‭ ‬2009.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Saurischia,‭ ‬Enantiornithes,‭ ‬Longipterygidae.
Species: R.‭ ‬pani‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Unavailable.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Liaoning Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Jiufotang Formation.
Time period: Early Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Almost complete specimen preserved on a slab.

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

Further reading
-‭ ‬Anatomy of the Early Cretaceous bird Rapaxavis pani,‭ ‬a new species from Liaoning Province,‭ ‬China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬29‭(‬2‭)‬:545-554.‭ ‬-‭ ‬E.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Morschhauser,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Varricchio,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Gao,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Liu,‭ ‬Z.‭ ‬Wang,‭ ‬X.‭ ‬Cheng‭ & ‬Q.‭ ‬Meng‭ ‬-‭ ‬2009.
- Anatomy of the Early Cretaceous enantiornithine bird Rapaxavis pani. - Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 56(3): 463–475. - J. K. O. Connor, L. M. Chiappe, C. Gao & B. Zhao - 2011.


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