journal cover

A long-tailed, seed-eating bird from the Early Cretaceous of China

Nature

Jul 26, 2002

Zhonghe Zhou, Fucheng Zhang

Download from

Publisher
PubMed

Abstract

The lacustrine deposits of the Yixian and Jiufotang Formations in the Early Cretaceous Jehol Group in the western Liaoning area of northeast China are well known for preserving feathered dinosaurs, primitive birds and mammals. Here we report a large basal bird, Jeholornis prima gen. et ...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Feathers
Diet
Plant Ovule
Wrist Joint
Skeletal System
Female Ovule
Phylogeny
Biologic Preservation
Aves
Tail
5
1
130
4
Paper Details
References
  • References7
  • Citations49
1
  • References7
  • Citations49
12345

Feeds With Similar Papers

General Biology Journal eTOCs

Discover the latest general biology research in this collection of the top biology journals.

Nature | Cell | Science

Discover the latest research from the prestigious journals: Nature, Cell, and Science.

Nature eTOC

Nature is the world's leading multidisciplinary science journal. Discover the latest research from Nature here.

Related Papers

© 2020 Meta ULC. All rights reserved

A long-tailed, seed-eating bird from the Early Cretaceous of China

Nature

Jul 26, 2002

Zhonghe Zhou, Fucheng Zhang

PMID: 12140555

DOI: 10.1038/nature00930

Abstract

The lacustrine deposits of the Yixian and Jiufotang Formations in the Early Cretaceous Jehol Group in the western Liaoning area of northeast China are well known for preserving feathered dinosaurs, primitive birds and mammals. Here we report a large basal bird, Jeholornis prima gen. et ...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Feathers
Diet
Plant Ovule
Wrist Joint
Skeletal System
Female Ovule
Phylogeny
Biologic Preservation
Aves
Tail
5
1
130
4

Feeds With Similar Papers

General Biology Journal eTOCs

Discover the latest general biology research in this collection of the top biology journals.

Nature | Cell | Science

Discover the latest research from the prestigious journals: Nature, Cell, and Science.

Related Papers

Proceedings. Biological Sciences

A short-armed dromaeosaurid from the Jehol Group of China with implications for early dromaeosaurid evolution

Proceedings. Biological SciencesAugust 21, 2009
Xiaoting ZhengZhiming Dong
Paper Details
References
  • References7
  • Citations49
1
  • References7
  • Citations49
12345

Download from

Publisher
PubMed
/papers/a-long-tailed-seed-eating-bird-from-the-early/12140555