Cycnorhamphus suevicus Quenstadt 1855 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Alternative combinations: Gallodactylus suevicus, Pterodactylus suevicus

Synonym: Pterodactylus eurychirus Wagner 1858

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

See also Bennett 1996, Bennett 2013, Quenstedt 1856, Seeley 1870, Unwin 2003, Wellnhofer 1978 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Cycnorhamphus suevicus: GPIT, a skeleton. Its type locality is Nusplingen quarry, which is in a Kimmeridgian open shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Nusplingen Limestone Formation of Germany.
  • Pterodactylus eurychirus: BSPG (specimen lost).

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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