Liaodactylus Zhou et al. 2017 (ctenochasmatid)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Ctenochasmatidae

Full reference: C.-F. Zhou, K.-Q. Gao, H.-Y. Yi, J.-Z. Xue, Q.-G. Li and R. C. Fox. 2017. Earliest filter-feeding pterosaur from the Jurassic of China and ecological evolution of Pterodactyloidea. Royal Society Open Science 4(160672)

Parent taxon: Ctenochasmatidae according to C.-F. Zhou et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Cathayopterus, Ctenochasmatinae, Forfexopterus, Gnathosaurinae, Pterofiltrus

Subtaxa: Liaodactylus primus

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Daxishan pterosaurs (Jurassic of China)

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