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Pterodaustro guinazui Bonaparte 1970 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 156857

Synonym: Puntanipterus globosus Bonaparte and Sánchez 1975 (taxon 110760)

Belongs to Pterodaustro according to B. Andres et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Pterodaustro guinazui: PVL 2571, a limb element (Humerus). Its type locality is Loma del Pterodaustro, which is in an Albian alluvial fan sandstone in the Lagarcito Formation of Argentina.
  • Puntanipterus globosus: PVL 3869, a set of limb elements (tibia, fibula, tarsus). Its type locality is Hualtarán, Quebrada Larga, which is in an Aptian alluvial fan sandstone/conglomerate in the La Cruz Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: volant piscivore