Pterosaur diversity and faunal turnover in Cretaceous terrestrial ecosystems in China

@article{Wang2005PterosaurDA,
  title={Pterosaur diversity and faunal turnover in Cretaceous terrestrial ecosystems in China},
  author={Xiaolin Wang and Alexander Wilhelm Armin Kellner and Zhonghe Zhou and Diogenes A. Campos},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2005},
  volume={437},
  pages={875-879}
}
New specimens and an analysis of the Jehol pterosaur faunae of northeastern China show an unexpected diversity of flying reptile groups in terrestrial Cretaceous ecosystems. Here we report two new pterosaurs that are referred to European groups previously unknown in deposits of northeastern China. Feilongus youngi, from the Yixian Formation, is closely related to the Gallodactylidae and is distinguished by the presence of two independent sagittal crests and a protruding upper jaw. Nurhachius… 
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