Pteraichnus Stokes 1957 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Pteraichnidae

Full reference: W. L. Stokes. 1957. Pterodactyl tracks from the Morrison Formation. Journal of Paleontology 31:952-954

Parent taxon: Pteraichnidae according to R.-j. Chen et al. 2013

See also Calvo 2007, Haubold 1971, Kim et al. 2006, Lockley et al. 1995, Lockley et al. 2001, Sánchez-Hernández et al. 2009 and Stokes 1957

Sister taxa: Haenamichnus, Purbeckopus

Subtaxa: Pteraichnus cidacoi Pteraichnus dongyangensis Pteraichnus koreanensis Pteraichnus longipodus Pteraichnus manueli Pteraichnus nipponensis Pteraichnus palacieisaenzi Pteraichnus parvus Pteraichnus saltwashensis Pteraichnus stokesi Pteraichnus vetustior Pteraichnus yanguoxiaensis

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1 collection), Canada (1: Alberta), China (4), Japan (1), Mexico (2), South Korea (3), Spain (7), United States (2: Utah)

• Jurassic of France (1), Poland (1), Portugal (2), Spain (4), United States (13: Arizona, California, Colorado, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 42 collections including 47 occurrences

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