Quetzalcoatlus Lawson 1975 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Azhdarchidae

Full reference: D. A. Lawson. 1975. Could pterosaurs fly?. Science 188:676-677

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

See also Andres and Myers 2013, Bennett 1989, Carroll 1988, Headden and Campos 2014, Henderson and Peterson 2006, Martill and Naish 2006, Murry et al. 1991, Nessov 1991, Padian 1984, Unwin 2003 and Wang et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Aerotitan, Alanqa, Aralazhdarcho, Arambourgiania, Azhdarcho, Bakonydraco, Bennettazhia, Bogolubovia, Chaoyangopterus, Doratorhynchus, Eoazhdarcho, Eurazhdarcho, Hatzegopteryx, Mistralazhdarcho, Montanazhdarcho, Navajodactylus, Phosphatodraco, Titanopteryx, Volgadraco, Zhejiangopterus

Subtaxa: Quetzalcoatlus northropi

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Type: Quetzalcoatlus northropi

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (6: Montana, Texas collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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