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Ptenodactylus dentatus Seeley 1869 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 163212

Full reference: H. G. Seeley. 1869. Index to the Fossil Remains of Aves, Ornithosauria, and Reptilia, from the Secondary System of Strata, Arranged in the Woodwardian Museum of the University of Cambridge. Deighton, Bell, and Co, Cambridge 1-143

Belongs to Pterosauria according to D. M. Unwin 2001

Sister taxa: Aidacharidae, Antipus, Archaeopteryx vicensensis, Arcticodactylus, Austriadactylus, Austriadraconidae, Campylognathoides indicus, Campylognathoididae, Caviramus, Daohugoupterus, Eurolimnornis, Eurolimnornis corneti, Laopteryx, Laopteryx priscus, Macronychoptera, Ornithocephalidae, Ornithocheirus hilsensis, Ornithocheirus nobilis, Ornithochirus, Palaeocursornis, Preondactylus, Ptenodactylus brachyrhinus, Ptenodactylus capito, Ptenodactylus crassidens, Ptenodactylus enchorhynchus, Ptenodactylus eurygnathus, Ptenodactylus macrorhinus, Ptenodactylus oxyrhinus, Ptenodactylus platystomus, Ptenodactylus polyodon, Ptenodactylus scaphorhynchus, Ptenodactylus tenuirostris, Pteraichnidae, Pteranodontes, Pterodactyli, Pterodactyloidea, Pterodactylus curtus, Pterodactylus hopkinsi, Pterodactylus huxleyi, Pterodactylus oweni, Pterodactylus primus, Pterodactylus suprajurensis, Rhamphorhynchoidea, Rhamphorhynchus jessoni, Rhamphorhynchus manselii, Rhamphorhynchus pleydellii, Scaphognathoidea, Scleromochlus, Seazzadactylus, Sharivopterygia, Tribelesodontoidea, Wukongopteridae, Ptenodactylus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cambridge Greensand [non-specific locality data], which is in an Albian open shallow subtidal marl in the West Melbury Marly Chalk Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: volant piscivore