Caviramus Fröbisch and Fröbisch 2006 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Full reference: N. B. Fröbisch and J. Fröbisch. 2006. A new basal pterosaur genus from the Upper Triassic of the Northern Calcareous Alps of Switzerland. Palaeontology 49(5):1081-1090

Parent taxon: Pterosauria according to N. B. Fröbisch and J. Fröbisch 2006

Sister taxa: Aidacharidae, Antipus, Archaeopteryx vicensensis, Arcticodactylus, Austriadactylus, Austriadraconidae, Campylognathoides indicus, Campylognathoididae, Daohugoupterus, Eurolimnornis, Eurolimnornis corneti, Laopteryx, Laopteryx priscus, Macronychoptera, Ornithocephalidae, Ornithocheirus hilsensis, Ornithocheirus nobilis, Ornithochirus, Palaeocursornis, Preondactylus, Ptenodactylus brachyrhinus, Ptenodactylus capito, Ptenodactylus crassidens, Ptenodactylus dentatus, Ptenodactylus enchorhynchus, Ptenodactylus eurygnathus, Ptenodactylus macrorhinus, Ptenodactylus oxyrhinus, Ptenodactylus platystomus, Ptenodactylus polyodon, Ptenodactylus scaphorhynchus, Ptenodactylus tenuirostris, Pteraichnidae, Pteranodontes, Pterodactyli, Pterodactyloidea, Pterodactylus curtus, Pterodactylus hopkinsi, Pterodactylus huxleyi, Pterodactylus oweni, Pterodactylus primus, Pterodactylus suprajurensis, Rhamphorhynchoidea, Rhamphorhynchus jessoni, Rhamphorhynchus manselii, Rhamphorhynchus pleydellii, Scaphognathoidea, Scleromochlus, Seazzadactylus, Sharivopterygia, Tribelesodontoidea, Wukongopteridae, Ptenodactylus

Subtaxa: Caviramus schesaplanensis

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at western slope Schesaplana, Northern Calcareous Alps (Triassic of Switzerland)

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