Arambourgiania philadelphiae Arambourg 1959 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Azhdarchidae

Alternative combination: Titanopteryx philadelphiae

Full reference: C. Arambourg. 1959. Titanopteryx philadelphiae nov. gen., nov. sp. Ptérosaurien géant [Titanopteryx philadelphiae nov. gen., nov. sp. Giant pterosaurian]. Contributions à la Stratigraphie et à la Paléontologie du Crétacé et du Nummulitique de la Marge NW de la Péninsule Arabique. Notes et Mémoires du Moyen Orient 7:229-234

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

See also Martill and Frey 1998, Nessov 1984, Nessov 1991 and Unwin 2003

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Univ. Jordan, Dept. Geol. Coll. VF-1, a set of vertebrae (Cervical vertebra). Its type locality is Ruseifa phosphate mine, which is in a Maastrichtian shallow subtidal phosphorite/limestone in the Phosphorite Unit Formation of Jordan.

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Ruseifa phosphate mine

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