Full reference: B. B. Britt, F. M. Dalla Vecchia, D. J. Chure, G. F. Engelmann, M. F. Whiting and R. D. Scheetz. 2018. Caelestiventus hanseni gen. et sp. nov. extends the desert-dwelling pterosaur record back 65 million years. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2:1386-1392
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: BYU 20707, a partial skeleton (the left maxilla fused with the jugal, the right maxilla, the right nasal, the fused frontoparietals, the right and left mandibular rami, the right terminal win). Its type locality is Saints & Sinners Quarry, BYU loc. 1442, which is in a Triassic interdune sandstone/claystone in the Nugget Sandstone Formation of Utah.
Ecology: volant piscivore
Distribution: found only at Saints & Sinners Quarry, BYU loc. 1442
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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