Huaxiapterus benxiensis Lü et al. 2007 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Tapejaridae

Full reference: J. Lü, Y. Gao, L. Xing, Z. Li, and Q. Ji. 2007. A new species of Huaxiapterus (Pterosauria: Tapejaridae) from the Early Cretaceous of western Liaoning, China. Acta Geologica Sinica 81(5):683-687

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

See also Headden and Campos 2014 and Lü et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Huaxiapterus corollatus, Huaxiapterus jii

Type specimen: BXGM V0011, a skeleton. Its type locality is Lianhe Town, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large horizon in the Jiufotang Formation of China.

Ecology: volant frugivore

Distribution: found only at Lianhe Town

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