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meaning: "Milky Way bird"
Named By: L. A. Nesov in 1992
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 85 Ma
Location: Uzbekistan - Bissekty Formation
Size: Unknown due to lack of remains
Diet: Uncertain
Fossil(s): Vertebrae
Classification: | Chordata | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Enantiornithes | Euenantiornithes |

Kuszholia (meaning "Milky Way bird" after the Kazakh term for the Milky Way, kus zholi) is the name given to a genus of primitive birds or bird-like dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous. They were possibly coelurosaurs close to the ancestry of birds, although most scientists have considered it an avialan (either a primitive ornithuran or enantiornithine). Fossils were found in the Bissekty Formation in the Kyzyl Kum desert of Uzbekistan.

The genus contains a single species, K. mengi; a separate family has been erected for it (Kuszholiidae). It is known only from a series of small vertebrae, with prominent hollow chambers (pneumaticity).

Read more about Kuszholia at Wikipedia
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