Kepodactylus Harris and Carpenter 1996 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Full reference: J. D. Harris and K. Carpenter. 1996. A large pterodactyloid from the Morrison Formation (Late Jurassic) of Garden Park, Colorado. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 1996(8):473-484

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

See also Carpenter et al. 2003, Chure et al. 2006, Harris and Carpenter 1996, Unwin 2003 and Unwin and Heinrich 1999

Sister taxa: Beipiaopterus, Ctenochasma, Ctenochasmatoidea, Cycnorhamphus, Elanodactylus, Eosipterus, Feilongus, Gallodactylus, Gegepterus, Germanodactylus, Gnathosaurus, Haopterus, Huanhepterus, Normannognathus, Ornithocheiroidea, Plataleorhynchus, Pterodaustro

Subtaxa: Kepodactylus insperatus

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Small's Quarry, Garden Park (Jurassic of Colorado)

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