Scaphognathus Wagner 1861 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Rhamphorhynchidae

Synonyms: Brachytrachelus Giebel 1852, Pachyrhamphus Fitzinger 1843

Parent taxon: Scaphognathinae according to J. Lu et al. 2015

See also Andres et al. 2010, Andres et al. 2014, Bennett 2014, Carpenter et al. 2003, Carroll 1988, Newton 1888, Sereno 1991, Spangenberg 1898, Unwin 2003 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Jianchangopterus, Sordes

Subtaxa: Scaphognathus crassirostris Scaphognathus robustus

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Type: Parapsicephalus purdoni

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (1 collection), Germany (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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