Beipiaopterus Lü 2003 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Full reference: J.-C. Lü. 2003. A new pterosaur: Beipiaopterus chenianus, gen. et sp. nov. (Reptilia: Pterosauria) from western Liaoning Province of China. Memoir of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum 2:153-160

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

See also Lü 2003, Wang and Dong 2008 and Wang and Zhou 2006

Sister taxa: Ctenochasma, Ctenochasmatoidea, Cycnorhamphus, Elanodactylus, Eosipterus, Feilongus, Gallodactylus, Gegepterus, Germanodactylus, Gnathosaurus, Haopterus, Huanhepterus, Kepodactylus, Normannognathus, Ornithocheiroidea, Plataleorhynchus, Pterodaustro

Subtaxa: Beipiaopterus chenianus

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Hengdaozi, Sihetun (Cretaceous of China)

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