Sinopterus Wang and Zhou 2002 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Tapejaridae

Full reference: X. Wang and Z. Zhou. 2002. A new pterosaur (Pterodactyloidea, Tapejaridae) from the Early Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation of western Liaoning, China and its implications for biostratigraphy. Chinese Science Bulletin 47(20):1521-1527

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

See also Andres et al. 2014, Kellner and Campos 2007, Li et al. 2003, Lü et al. 2007, Lü et al. 2006, Martill and Naish 2006, Pinheiro et al. 2011, Wang and Zhou 2002, Wang and Zhou 2006 and Zhou and Wang 2010

Sister taxa: Afrotapejara, Chaoyangopterinae, Huaxiapterus, Ingridia, Tapejara, Tapejarinae, Thalassodrominae, Tupandactylus, Wightia

Subtaxa: Sinopterus dongi Sinopterus gui

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Ecology: volant frugivore-piscivore


• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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