Qinglongopterus

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Qinglongopterus
Temporal range: Late Jurassic, 160 Ma
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Pterosauria
Family: Rhamphorhynchidae
Subfamily: Rhamphorhynchinae
Genus: Qinglongopterus
, et al., 2012
Species: Q. guoi
Binomial name
Qinglongopterus guoi
Lü, et al., 2012

Qinglongopterus is a genus of rhamphorhynchine rhamphorhynchid pterosaur from the Middle/Upper Jurassic of Mutoudeng, Qinglong County, Hebei Province, China. Qinglongopterus is known from only one specimen collected from the Tiaojishan Formation, a skeleton with a skull. It was first named by Lü Junchang et al. in 2012 and the type species is Qinglongopterus guoi.[1]

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References

  1. ^ Lü, J., Unwin, D.M., Zhao, B., Gao, C. and Shen, C. (2012). "A new rhamphorhynchid (Pterosauria: Rhamphorhynchidae) from the Middle/Upper Jurassic of Qinglong, Hebei Province, China" (PDF). Zootaxa. 3158: 1–19.


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