Shenzhoupterus chaoyangensis Lü et al. 2008 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Chaoyangopteridae

Full reference: J. Lü, D. M. Unwin, L. Xu and X. Zhang. 2008. A new azhdarchoid pterosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of China and its implications for pterosaur phylogeny and evolution. Naturwissenschften 95:891-897

Belongs to Shenzhoupterus according to J. A. Headden and H. B. N. Campos 2014

See also Andres et al. 2014 and Lü et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: HGM 41HIII- 305A, a skeleton (Complete skull and postcranium). Its type locality is Chaoyang pterosaurs (PROXY), which is in an Aptian lacustrine horizon in the Jiufotang Formation of China.

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Chaoyang pterosaurs (PROXY)

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