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Lonchognathosaurus acutirostris Maisch et al. 2004 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Dsungaripteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 148386

Full reference: M. W. Maisch, A. T. Matzke, and G. Sun. 2004. A new dsungaripteroid pterosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of the southern Junggar Basin, north-west China. Cretaceous Research 25:625-634

Belongs to Lonchognathosaurus according to M. W. Maisch et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SGP 2001/19, a partial skull (Anterior portion of skull). Its type locality is Liuhonggou, 40 km south-west of Urumqi, which is in an Aptian/Albian lacustrine mudstone/siltstone in the Lianmuxin Formation of China.

Ecology: volant piscivore