A new late Cretaceous azhdarchid (Pterosauria, Azhdarchidae) from the Volga Region

  title={A new late Cretaceous azhdarchid (Pterosauria, Azhdarchidae) from the Volga Region},
  author={Alexander O. Averianov and Maxim S. Arkhangelsky and Evgeny M. Pervushov},
  journal={Paleontological Journal},
A new azhdarchid genus and species, Volgadraco bogolubovi gen. et sp. nov., is described based on an anterior fragment of the mandibular symphysis (mandibular beak) and some postcranial elements from the Rybushka Formation (Upper Cretaceous, Lower Campanian) of the Shirokii Karamysh 2 locality, Saratov Region. The new taxon is intermediate in size and vascularization of the mandibular beak between medium-sized Turonian-Santonian azhdarchids (Azhdarcho, Bakonydraco) and the giant Maastrichtian… 

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