Eosipterus Ji and Ji 1997 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Full reference: S.-A. Ji and Q. Ji. 1997. The first discovery of a pterosaur from western Liaoning Province (Eosipterus yangi gen. et sp. nov.). Acta Geologica Sinica 71(1):1-6

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

See also Ji and Ji 1997, Ji et al. 1999, Unwin 2002, Unwin 2003, Wang and Dong 2008, Wang and Zhou 2006 and Zhou and Wang 2010

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

Subtaxa: Eosipterus yangi

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Jingangshan, Yixian (IVPP) (Cretaceous of China)

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