Dimorphodon banthensis Theodori 1831 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Dimorphodontidae

Alternative combination: Ornithocephalus banthensis

Belongs to Dimorphodon according to R. Owen 1861

See also Andres et al. 2014, Delsate and Wild 2000, Lydekker 1888, Unwin 2003 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Dimorphodon macronyx, Dimorphodon weintraubi

Type specimen: PSP 757, a mandible (single lower jaw). Its type locality is Banz, which is in a Toarcian marine chalk/marl in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany.

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Dimorphodon banthensis in the database

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