Preondactylus Wild 1984 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Full reference: R. Wild. 1984. A new pterosaur (Reptilia, Pterosauria) from the Upper Triassic (Norian) of Fruili, Italy. Gortania - Atti del Museo Friulano di Storia Naturale 5:45-62

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

See also Andres et al. 2010, Dalla Vecchia 2013, Unwin 2003 and Wild 1984

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, 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, Scleromochlus, Sharivopterygia, Tribelesodontoidea, Wukongopteridae, Ptenodactylus

Subtaxa: Preondactylus buffarinii

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Italy (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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