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Ardeadactylus longicollum Meyer 1854 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 254443

Alternative combinations: Pterodactylus longicollis, Pterodactylus longicollum

Synonym: Pterodactylus vulturinus Wagner 1858 (taxon 254445)

Belongs to Ardeadactylus according to B. Andres et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Ardeadactylus longicollum: SMNS 56603 (neotype). Its type locality is Nusplingen quarry, which is in a Kimmeridgian open shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Nusplingen Limestone Formation of Germany.
  • Pterodactylus vulturinus:

Ecology: volant piscivore