Liaoningopterus Wang and Zhou 2003 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Full reference: X.-L. Wang and Z.-H. Zhou. 2003. Two new pterodactyloid pterosaurs from the Early Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation of western Liaoning, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 41(1):34-41

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

See also Vila Nova et al. 2014, Wang and Zhou 2003, Wang and Zhou 2006 and Zhou and Wang 2010

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

Subtaxa: Liaoningopterus gui

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Xiaioyugou, Lianhe (Cretaceous of China)

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