Extinct subclass of birds having teeth in both jaws, a long, feathered tail, by being less specialized for flight than modern birds, a body elongated and reptilelike, forelimbs with three clawed digits, a small brain and eyes, and bones that are not filled with air (nonpneumatic).

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33083

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Topic ID
33083
Title
Archaeornithes
Date Added
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 12, 2022
Short URL
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