Gnathosaurus Meyer 1833 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Parent taxon: Lophocratia according to B. Andres et al. 2014

See also Andres and Ji 2008, Carroll 1988, d'Orbigny 1849, Howse and Milner 1995, Meyer 1845, Sepkoski 2002, Unwin 2002 and Unwin 2003

Sister taxa: Beipiaopterus, Ctenochasma, Ctenochasmatoidea, Cycnorhamphus, Elanodactylus, Eosipterus, Feilongus, Gallodactylus, Gegepterus, Germanodactylus, Huanhepterus, Kepodactylus, Normannognathus, Ornithocheiroidea, Plataleorhynchus, Pterodaustro

Subtaxa: Gnathosaurus macrurus Gnathosaurus subulatus

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Germany (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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