Coloborhynchus sedgwickii Owen 1859 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Ornithocheiridae

Alternative combinations: Ornithocheirus sedgwickii, Ptenodactylus sedgwickii, Pterodactylus sedgwickii

Full reference: R. Owen. 1859. Supplement (No. I) to the Monograph on the Fossil Reptilia of the Cretaceous Formations. Palaeontographical Society Monographs 1-19

Belongs to Coloborhynchus according to D. M. Unwin 2003

See also Martill and Unwin 2011, Owen 1861, Owen 1874, Rodrigues and Kellner 2013, Seeley 1869, Seeley 1870 and Unwin 2001

Sister taxa: Coloborhynchus capito, Coloborhynchus clavirostris, Coloborhynchus moroccensis

Type specimen: CAMSM B54.422, a partial skull (Rostrum). 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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