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Santanadactylus Buisonjé 1980 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Pteranodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38498

Full reference: P. H. Buisonjé. 1980. Santanadactylus brasilensis nov. gen., nov. sp., a long-necked, large pterosaurier from the Aptian of Brasil. Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, B 83:145-172

Parent taxon: Pteranodontidae according to S. C. Bennett 1989

Sister taxa: Azhdarchinae, Dawndraco, Geosternbergia, Nyctodactylus, Tethydraco

Subtaxa: Santanadactylus brasilensis, Santanadactylus spixi

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Type: Santanadactylus brasilensis

Ecology: volant piscivore