Sinopterus dongi 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

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

See also Headden and Campos 2014, Kellner and Campos 2007, Lü et al. 2007, Lü et al. 2006 and Wang and Zhou 2006

Sister taxon: Sinopterus gui

Type specimen: IVPP V13363, a skeleton (Nearly complete skeleton). Its type locality is Lamagou, Dongdadao, Chaoyang, which is in an Aptian lacustrine horizon in the Jiufotang Formation of China.

Ecology: volant frugivore-piscivore


• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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