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Chaoyangopterus Wang and Zhou 2003 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Azhdarchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 138742

Full reference: X.-L. Wang and Z.-H. Zhou. 2003. Two new pterodactyloid pterosaurs from the Early Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation of western Liaoning, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 41(1):34-41

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

Sister taxa: Aerotitan, Alanqa, Aralazhdarcho, Arambourgiania, Azhdarcho, Bakonydraco, Bennettazhia, Bogolubovia, Doratorhynchus, Eoazhdarcho, Eurazhdarcho, Hatzegopteryx, Mistralazhdarcho, Montanazhdarcho, Navajodactylus, Phosphatodraco, Quetzalcoatlus, Titanopteryx, Volgadraco, Zhejiangopterus

Subtaxa: Chaoyangopterus zhangi

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Ecology: volant piscivore