Cretornis hlavaci Fritsch 1881 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Alternative combinations: Cretornis hlavatschi, Ornithocheirus hlavaci, Ornithocheirus hlavatschi

Full reference: A. Fritsch. 1881. Über die Entdeckung von Vogelresten in der böhm. Kreideformation. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Böhmischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften 1880:275-276

Belongs to Cretornis according to A. Averianov and B. Ekrt 2015

See also Brodkorb 1978, Carrano 2020, Fritsch 1881 and Fritsch 1905

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NMP Ob 10–0b 14, 0b 89–Ob 92, Ob 101–Ob 103, incomplete left wing including humerus, distal fragment of ulna, distal fragment of wing metacarpal, proximal fragment of first wing phalanx, and shaft fragment of second wing phalanx, a set of limb elements. Its type locality is Zárecká Lhota, Chocen, which is in a Turonian marine shale in the Middle Iser Shales Formation of the Czech Republic.

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Zárecká Lhota, Chocen

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