Scaphognathus crassirostris Goldfuss 1831 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Rhamphorhynchidae

Alternative combination: Pterodactylus crassirostris

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

See also Bennett 2014, Buckland 1858, d'Orbigny 1849, Fitzinger 1843, Lyman 1895, Meyer 1845, Owen 1861, Unwin 2003 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxon: Scaphognathus robustus

Type specimen: GPIB 1304, a skeleton. Its type locality is Eichstätt [Solnhofener Plattenkalk], which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofener Plattenkalk Formation of Germany.

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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