Forfexopterus jeholensis 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

Belongs to Forfexopterus according to S. Jiang et al. 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: HM V20, a skeleton. Its type locality is Xiao-tai-zi, La-ma-dong, Jianchang, which is in an Aptian lacustrine siltstone in the Jiufotang Formation of China.

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Xiao-tai-zi, La-ma-dong, Jianchang

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