Cathayopterus Wang and Zhou 2006 (ctenochasmatid)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Ctenochasmatidae

Full reference: X. Wang and Z. Zhou. 2006. Pterosaur adaptive radiation of the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota. Originations, radiations and biodiversity changes - evidences from the Chinese fossil record 665-689

Parent taxon: Ctenochasmatidae according to X. Wang and Z. Zhou 2006

See also Wang and Dong 2008, Wang and Zhou 2006 and Zhou and Wang 2010

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

Subtaxa: Cathayopterus grabaui

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Type: Cathayopterus grabaui

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Fanzhangzi, Lingyuan (Cretaceous of China)

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