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Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
Holotype specimen
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Dinosauria
Clade: Saurischia
Clade: Theropoda
Clade: Avialae
Clade: Enantiornithes
Family: Bohaiornithidae
Genus: Zhouornis
Zhang et al., 2013
Type species
Zhouornis hani
Zhang et al., 2013
Referred specimen

Zhouornis is an extinct genus of enantiornithine bird known from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Group (Aptian stage) of western Liaoning Province, northeastern China. Zhouornis was first named by Zihui Zhang, Luis M. Chiappe, Gang Han and Anusuya Chinsamy in 2013 and the type species is Zhouornis hani.[1]


  1. ^ Zhang, Z.; Chiappe, L. M.; Han, G.; Chinsamy, A. (2013). "A large bird from the Early Cretaceous of China: New information on the skull of enantiornithines". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 33 (5): 1176. doi:10.1080/02724634.2013.762708. S2CID 84677039.