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Ornithodesmus Seeley 1887 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 38501

Full reference: H. G. Seeley. 1887. On a sacrum, apparently indicating a new type of bird, Ornithodesmus cluniculus, Seeley, from the Wealden of Brook. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 43:206-211

Parent taxon: Ornithocheiroidea according to D. M. Unwin and J. Lü 1997

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

Subtaxa: Ornithodesmus cluniculus

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Type: Ornithodesmus cluniculus

Ecology: volant piscivore