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Lonchodectes Hooley 1914 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 157392

Full reference: R. W. Hooley. 1914. On the ornithosaurian genus Ornithocheirus, with a review of the specimens of the Cambridge Greensand in the Sedgwick Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8:529-557

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

Sister taxa: Anhanguera, Anhangueridae, Azhdarchoidea, Brasileodactylus, Cearadactylus, Euornithocheira, Guidraco, Istiodactylus, Liaoningopterus, Longchengpterus, Ludodactylus, Nurhachius, Ornithocheirus, Ornithodesmus, Piksi, Tropeognathus

Subtaxa: Lonchodectes compressirostris, Lonchodectes machaerorhynchus, Lonchodectes microdon, Lonchodectes platystomus

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Ecology: volant piscivore