Quetzalcoatlus northropi Lawson 1975 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Azhdarchidae

Full reference: D. A. Lawson. 1975. Could pterosaurs fly?. Science 188:676-677

Belongs to Quetzalcoatlus according to B. Andres et al. 2014

See also Hunt and Lehman 2008, Murry et al. 1991, Nessov 1991 and Unwin 2003

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: TMM 41450-3, a set of postcrania (Partial forelimb). Its type locality is Big Bend, which is in a Maastrichtian fluvial sandstone in the Javelina Formation of Texas.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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