Purbeckopus Delair 1963 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Pteraichnidae

Full reference: J. B. Delair. 1963. Notes on Purbeck fossil footprints, with descriptions of two hitherto unknown forms from Dorset. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society 84:92-100

Parent taxon: Pteraichnidae according to B. Sánchez-Hernández et al. 2009

See also Delair 1963 and Wright et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Haenamichnus, Pteraichnus

Subtaxa: Purbeckopus pentadactylus

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Type: Purbeckopus pentadactylus

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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