Beipiaopterus chenianus 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

Belongs to Beipiaopterus according to B. Andres et al. 2014

See also Wang and Zhou 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BPM 002, a partial skeleton (Partial skeleton with well preserved soft parts). Its type locality is Hengdaozi, Sihetun, which is in a Barremian/Aptian terrestrial siltstone in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Hengdaozi, Sihetun

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