Ctenochasma Meyer 1851 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Full reference: H. v. Meyer. 1851. Ctenochasma Roemeri. Palaeontographica 2:82-84

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

See also Bennett 2007, Carroll 1988, Howse and Milner 1995, Jouve 2004, Nopcsa 1928, Unwin 2002 and Unwin 2003

Sister taxa: Beipiaopterus, Ctenochasmatoidea, Cycnorhamphus, Elanodactylus, Eosipterus, Feilongus, Gallodactylus, Gegepterus, Germanodactylus, Gnathosaurus, Huanhepterus, Kepodactylus, Normannognathus, Ornithocheiroidea, Plataleorhynchus, Pterodaustro

Subtaxa: Ctenochasma elegans Ctenochasma porocristata Ctenochasma roemeri Ctenochasma taqueti

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Ecology: volant piscivore


• Cretaceous of Germany (1 collection)

• Jurassic of France (1), Germany (2)

Total: 4 collections including 6 occurrences

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