Vectidraco Naish et al. 2013 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Full reference: D. Naish, M. Simpson, and G. Dyke. 2013. A new small-bodied azhdarchoid pterosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of England and its implications for pterosaur anatomy, diversity and phylogeny. PLoS One 8(3):e58451

Parent taxon: Azhdarchoidea according to D. Naish et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Cretornis, Dsungaripteridae, Eopteranodon, Europejara, Microtuban, Nemicolopterus, Neoazhdarchia, Ornithostoma, Palaeornis cliftii, Protazhdarchidae, Tapejaromorpha

Subtaxa: Vectidraco daisymorrisae

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Type: Vectidraco daisymorrisae

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Atherfield point, Istiodactylus latidens (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

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