Plataleorhynchus Howse and Milner 1995 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Full reference: S. C. B. Howse and A. R. Milner. 1995. The pterodactyloids from the Purbeck Limestone Formation of Dorset. Bulletin of the Natural History Musuem, London (Geology) 51(1):73-88

Parent taxon: Lophocratia according to B. Andres et al. 2014

See also Howse and Milner 1995, Unwin 2002 and Unwin 2003

Sister taxa: Beipiaopterus, Ctenochasma, Ctenochasmatoidea, Cycnorhamphus, Elanodactylus, Eosipterus, Feilongus, Gallodactylus, Gegepterus, Germanodactylus, Gnathosaurus, Huanhepterus, Kepodactylus, Normannognathus, Ornithocheiroidea, Pterodaustro

Subtaxa: Plataleorhynchus streptophorodon

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Langton Matravers pterosaurs (PROXY) (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

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