Phosphatodraco mauritanicus Pereda Suberbiola et al. 2003 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Azhdarchidae

Full reference: X. Pereda Suberbiola, N. Bardet, S. Jouve, M. Iarochène, B. Bouya and M. Amaghzaz. 2003. A new azhdarchid pterosaur from the Late Cretaceous phosphates of Morocco. Evolution and Palaeobiology of Pterosaurs. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 217:79-90

Belongs to Phosphatodraco according to X. Pereda Suberbiola et al. 2003

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: OCP DEK/GE 111, a set of vertebrae (five cervical vertebrae and an indeterminate bone). Its type locality is Sidi Daoui "site 1", which is in a Maastrichtian marine phosphorite in the "Couche III" Formation of Morocco.

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Morocco (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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