Ornithocheiridae

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Ornithocheirids
Temporal range: Early-Late Cretaceous, 130–75 Ma
Tropeognathus mesembrinus MN 01.jpg
Restored skeleton of Tropeognathus mesembrinus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Pterosauria
Suborder: Pterodactyloidea
Clade: Ornithocheirae
Family: Ornithocheiridae
Seeley, 1870
Type species
Pterodactylus simus
Owen, 1861
Genera

Ornithocheiridae is a group of pterosaurs within the suborder Pterodactyloidea. They were among the last pterosaurs to possess teeth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rodrigues, T. and Kellner, A.W.A. (2008). "Review of the pterodactyloid pterosaur Colobrohynchus." Pp. 219–228 in: Hone, D.W.E. and Buffetaut, E. (eds), Flugsaurier: pterosaur papers in honour of Peter Wellnhofer. Zitteliana B, 28.