Sericipterus Andres et al. 2010 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Rhamphorhynchidae

Full reference: B. Andres, J. M. Clark, and X. Xu. 2010. A new rhamphorhynchid pterosaur from the Upper Jurassic of Xinjiang, China, and the phylogenetic relationships of basal pterosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(1):163-187

Parent taxon: Rhamphorhynchinae according to J. Lu et al. 2015

See also Andres et al. 2010 and Andres et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Angustinaripterus, Cacibupteryx, Dorygnathus, Nesodactylus, Orientognathus, Pterorhynchus, Qinglongopterus, Rhamphocephalus, Rhamphorhynchus

Subtaxa: Sericipterus wucaiwanensis

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Wucaiwan pterosaur (Jurassic of China)

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