Lonchodectidae

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Azhdarchoids
Temporal range: Early-Late Cretaceous, 135–94Ma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Pterosauria
Clade: Azhdarchoidea
Family: Lonchodectidae
Hooley, 1914
Type species
Ornithocheirus compressirostris
Owen, 1851
Species

Lonchodectidae is a group of pterosaurs within the suborder Pterodactyloidea. Its is likely a member of the group Azhdarchoidea, though some researchers have suggested that it belongs to the Ornithocheiroidea.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Witton, M.P., Martill, D.M., and Green, M. (2009). "On pterodactyloid diversity in the British Wealden (Lower Cretaceous) and a reappraisal of “Palaeornis” cliftii Mantell, 1844." Cretaceous Research, 30: 676–686.