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Sinopterus Wang and Zhou 2002 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Tapejaridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 138747

Full reference: X. Wang and Z. Zhou. 2002. A new pterosaur (Pterodactyloidea, Tapejaridae) from the Early Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation of western Liaoning, China and its implications for biostratigraphy. Chinese Science Bulletin 47(20):1521-1527

Parent taxon: Tapejaridae according to J. A. Headden and H. B. N. Campos 2014

Sister taxa: Chaoyangopterinae, Huaxiapterus, Ingridia, Tapejara, Tapejarinae, Thalassodrominae, Tupandactylus

Subtaxa: Sinopterus dongi, Sinopterus gui

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Ecology: volant frugivore-piscivore