Istiodactylus Howse et al. 2001 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Full reference: S. C. B. Howse, A. R. Milner, and D. M. Martill. 2001. Pterosaurs. Dinosaurs from the Isle of Wight, The Palaeontological Association, London 324-335

Parent taxon: Ornithocheiroidea according to J. A. Headden and H. B. N. Campos 2014

See also Andres et al. 2014, Andres and Ji 2006, Howse et al. 2001, Lü et al. 2008, Unwin 2003, Vila Nova et al. 2014 and Zhou and Wang 2010

Sister taxa: Anhanguera, Anhangueridae, Azhdarchoidea, Brasileodactylus, Cearadactylus, Euornithocheira, Guidraco, Liaoningopterus, Lonchodectes, Longchengpterus, Ludodactylus, Nurhachius, Ornithocheirus, Ornithodesmus, Piksi, Pteranodontoidea, Tropeognathus

Subtaxa: Istiodactylus latidens Istiodactylus sinensis

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Type: Istiodactylus latidens

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (1 collection), the United Kingdom (5)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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