Scleromochlus Woodward 1907 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1907. On a new dinosaurian reptile (Scleromochlus taylori, gen. et sp. nov.) from the Trias of Lossiemouth, Elgin. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 63:140-144

Parent taxon: Pterosauria according to J. A. Headden and H. B. N. Campos 2014

See also Benton 1999, Carroll 1988, Huene 1922, Huene 1942, Novas 1996, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Romer 1972, Sereno 1991, Swinton 1970, Watson 1917 and Woodward 1907

Sister taxa: Aidacharidae, Antipus, Archaeopteryx vicensensis, Arcticodactylus, Austriadactylus, Austriadraconidae, Campylognathoididae, Caviramus, Daohugoupterus, Eurolimnornis, Eurolimnornis corneti, Laopteryx, Laopteryx priscus, Macronychoptera, Ornithocephalidae, Ornithocheirus hilsensis, Ornithocheirus nobilis, Palaeocursornis, Preondactylus, Ptenodactylus brachyrhinus, Ptenodactylus capito, Ptenodactylus colorhinus, Ptenodactylus crassidens, Ptenodactylus dentatus, Ptenodactylus enchorhynchus, Ptenodactylus eurygnathus, Ptenodactylus macrorhinus, Ptenodactylus microdon, Ptenodactylus nasutus, Ptenodactylus oxyrhinus, Ptenodactylus platystomus, Ptenodactylus polyodon, Ptenodactylus scaphorhynchus, Ptenodactylus tenuirostris, Pteraichnidae, Pterodactyloidea, Pterodactylus curtus, Pterodactylus hopkinsi, Pterodactylus huxleyi, Pterodactylus machaerorhynchus, Pterodactylus oweni, Pterodactylus suprajurensis, Rhamphorhynchoidea, Scaphognathoidea, Sharivopterygia, Tribelesodontoidea, Wukongopteridae, Ptenodactylus

Subtaxa: Scleromochlus taylori

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Type: Scleromochlus taylori

Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore

Distribution: found only at Lossiemouth West & East Quarries, Elgin (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

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