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What is Scansoriopterygidae?

Pronunciation: san-soh-ree-op-tuh-rig-uh-day
Authors: Czerkas and Yuan
Year: 2002
Meaning: Climbing wings (see etymology)
Locomotion: Bipedal
Synonyms: None known
Zhang et al. (2008)
Definition
The least inclusive clade including Epidendrosaurus (=Scansoriopteryx) and Epidexipteryx.
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Further reading
• F. Zhang, Z. Zhou, X. Xu, X. Wang, C. Sullivan (2008) "A bizarre Jurassic maniraptoran from China with elongate ribbon-like feathers".
• Long J.A. (2009) "Feathered Dinosaurs: The Origin of Birds". / UK.
• Agnolin F. and Novas F.E. (2013) "Avian Ancestors: A Review of the Phylogenetic Relationships of the Theropods Unenlagiidae, Microraptoria, Anchiornis and Scansoriopterygidae".
• Brett-Surman, Holtz and Farlow (2012) "The Complete Dinosaur: Second Edition". /uk.
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