Coloborhynchus Owen 1874 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Ornithocheiridae

Synonyms: Amblydectes Hooley 1914, Siroccopteryx Mader and Kellner 1999

Full reference: R. Owen. 1874. The fossil Reptilia of the Mesozoic formations. Part 1. Pterosauria. Palaeontographical Society Monographs 27(126):1-14

Parent taxon: Ornithocheiridae according to D. M. Martill 2015

See also Andres et al. 2014, Andres and Myers 2013, Fastnacht 2001, Frey et al. 2003, Ibrahim et al. 2010, Lee 1994, Mader and Kellner 1999, Martill and Unwin 2011, Rodrigues and Kellner 2008, Rodrigues and Kellner 2013, Unwin 2001, Unwin 2003, Veldmeijer 2003 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Aetodactylus, Araripesaurus, Arthurdactylus, Barbosania, Caulkicephalus, Dermodactylus, Mythunga, Ornithocheirinae, Pteranodontinae

Subtaxa: Coloborhynchus capito Coloborhynchus clavirostris Coloborhynchus moroccensis Coloborhynchus sedgwickii

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Morocco (2 collections), the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 6 collections including 8 occurrences

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