An unusual long-tailed pterosaur with elongated neck from western Liaoning of China.

@article{Wang2009AnUL,
  title={An unusual long-tailed pterosaur with elongated neck from western Liaoning of China.},
  author={Xiaolin Wang and Alexander W. A. Kellner and Shunxing Jiang and Xi Meng},
  journal={Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias},
  year={2009},
  volume={81 4},
  pages={
          793-812
        }
}
A new long-tailed pterosaur, Wukongopterus lii gen. et sp. nov, is described based on an almost complete skeleton (IVPP V15113) representing an individual with an estimated wing span of 730 mm. The specimen was discovered in strata that possibly represent the Daohugou Bed (or Daohugou Formation) at Linglongta, Jianchang, Liaoning Province, China. Wukongopterus lii is a non-pterodactyloid pterosaur diagnosed by the first two pairs of premaxillary teeth protruding beyond the dentary, elongated… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 46 CITATIONS

A discourse on pterosaur phylogeny

VIEW 41 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND & METHODS
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

Evolution of the Pterosaur Pelvis

VIEW 11 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

New long-tailed pterosaurs (Wukongopteridae) from western Liaoning, China.

  • Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias
  • 2010
VIEW 11 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND

Eggshell and Histology Provide Insight on the Life History of a Pterosaur with Two Functional Ovaries.

  • Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias
  • 2015
VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
CITES METHODS & BACKGROUND

The taxonomy and systematics of Parapsicephalus purdoni (Reptilia: Pterosauria) from the Lower Jurassic Whitby Mudstone Formation, Whitby, U.K

Michael O'Sullivan, David M. Martill
  • 2017
VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND & RESULTS
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 62 REFERENCES

Die Flugsaurier (Reptilia, Pterosauria) aus der Oberen Trias von Cene bei Bergamo, Italien

R. WILD
  • Boll Soc Paleont Italiana 17: 176–256.
  • 1978
VIEW 7 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

The Early Jurassic pterosaur Campylognathoides Strand, 1928

K. PADIAN
  • Spec Papers in Palaeont 80: 65– 107.
  • 2008
VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

The Early Jurassic pterosaur Dorygnathus banthensis (Theodori 1830)

K. PADIAN
  • Spec Papers in Palaeont 80: 1–64.
  • 2008
VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Neue Pterosaurier aus der Santana Formation (Apt) der Chapada do Araripe, Brasilien

P. WELLNHOFER
  • Palaeontographica 187: 105–182.
  • 1985
VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

A new non-pterodactyloid pterosaur from Qinglong County, Hebei Province of China

LÜ JC.
  • Acta Geol Sin 83: 189–199.
  • 2009