Chaoyangopterus zhangi Wang and Zhou 2003 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Azhdarchidae

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

Belongs to Chaoyangopterus according to J. A. Headden and H. B. N. Campos 2014

See also Andres et al. 2014, Wang and Zhou 2006 and Zhou and Wang 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V13397, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Gonggao, Chaoyang, which is in an Aptian terrestrial mudstone in the Jiufotang Formation of China.

Ecology: volant piscivore


• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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