Full reference: Z. Zhang, L. Hou, Y. Hasegawa, J. O'Connor, L. D. Martin and L. M. Chiappe. 2006. The first Mesozoic heterodactyl bird from China. Acta Geologica Sinica 80(5):631-635
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: CNU VB2005001, a skeleton (skeleton including feather impressions). Its type locality is Dawangzhangzi, which is in a Barremian lacustrine shale in the Yixian Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore