A new scaphognathid pterosaur from western Liaoning, China

  title={A new scaphognathid pterosaur from western Liaoning, China},
  author={Xin Cheng and Xiaolin Wang and Shunxing Jiang and Alexander Wilhelm Armin Kellner},
  journal={Historical Biology},
  pages={101 - 111}
A partial skeleton of a new pterosaur, Jianchangnathus robustus gen. et sp. nov. from western Liaoning, China, is described. The specimen (IVPP V16866) was collected near Linglongta, Jianchang County, whose deposits have a disputed age that range from Middle Jurassic to Early Cretaceous. The new species shares several features with the non-pterodactyloid Scaphognathus from the Late Jurassic deposits of southern Germany, such as a deep anterior end of the lower jaw, a piriform lower temporal… 
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