Sericipterus wucaiwanensis 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

Belongs to Sericipterus according to B. Andres et al. 2014

See also Andres et al. 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V14725, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Wucaiwan pterosaur, which is in an Oxfordian alluvial fan mudstone in the Upper Shishugou Formation of China.

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Wucaiwan pterosaur

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