Full reference: G. Mayr, R. S. Rana, A. Sahni and T. Smith. 2007. Oldest fossil avian remains from the Indian subcontinental plate. Current Science 92(9):1266-1269
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: GU/RSR/VAS 441, a limb element (left coracoid lacking the lateral portion of the extremitas sternalis). Its type locality is Vastan Lignite Mine, which is in a Ypresian lagoonal siltstone/claystone in the Cambay Shale Formation of India.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore