Forfexopterus Jiang et al. 2016 (ctenochasmatid)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Ctenochasmatidae

Full reference: S. Jiang, X. Cheng, Y. Ma and X. Wang. 2016. A new archaeopterodactyloid pterosaur from the Jiufotang Formation of western Liaoning, China, with a comparison of sterna in Pterodactylomorpha. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(6):e1212058:1-12

Parent taxon: Ctenochasmatidae according to S. Jiang et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Cathayopterus, Ctenochasmatinae, Gnathosaurinae, Liaodactylus, Pterofiltrus

Subtaxa: Forfexopterus jeholensis

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Type: Forfexopterus jeholensis

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Xiao-tai-zi, La-ma-dong, Jianchang (Cretaceous of China)

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