Elanodactylus Andres and Ji 2008 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Full reference: B. Andres and Q. Ji. 2008. A new pterosaur from the Liaoning Province of China, the phylogeny of the Pterodactyloidea, and convergence in their cervical vertebrae. Palaeontology 51(2):453-469

Parent taxon: Lophocratia according to B. Andres et al. 2014

See also Andres and Ji 2008 and Zhou and Wang 2010

Sister taxa: Beipiaopterus, Ctenochasma, Ctenochasmatoidea, Cycnorhamphus, Eosipterus, Feilongus, Gallodactylus, Gegepterus, Germanodactylus, Gnathosaurus, Haopterus, Huanhepterus, Kepodactylus, Normannognathus, Ornithocheiroidea, Plataleorhynchus, Pterodaustro

Subtaxa: Elanodactylus prolatus

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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