Anhanguera cuvieri Bowerbank 1851 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Alternative combinations: Ornithocheirus cuvieri, Ptenodactylus cuvieri, Pterodactylus cuvieri

Synonyms: Ornithocheirus colorhinus Seeley 1869, Ornithocheirus denticulatus Seeley 1870

Belongs to Anhanguera according to D. M. Unwin 2003

See also Buckland 1858, Owen 1861, Seeley 1869, Seeley 1870, Unwin 2001 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Anhanguera araripensis, Anhanguera blittersdorffi, Anhanguera ligabuei, Anhanguera piscator, Anhanguera robustus, Anhanguera santanae, Anhanguera spielbergi

Type specimens:

  • Anhanguera cuvieri: BMNH 39409, a partial skull. Its type locality is Culand Pits, Burham, which is in a Cenomanian/Turonian basinal (carbonate) chalk/marl in the United Kingdom.
  • Ornithocheirus colorhinus: Its type locality is Cambridge Greensand [non-specific locality data], which is in an Albian open shallow subtidal marl in the West Melbury Marly Chalk Formation of the United Kingdom.
  • Ornithocheirus denticulatus: Its type locality is Cambridge Greensand [non-specific locality data], which is in an Albian open shallow subtidal marl in the West Melbury Marly Chalk Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Cambridge Greensand [non-specific locality data]

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