Changchengopterus

Name: Changchengopterus (Changchen wing).
Phonetic: Chan-cheng-op-teh-rus.
Named By: Lü - 2009.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Pterosauria, Wukongopteridae.
Species: C. pani (type).
Diet: Piscivore.
Size: 47.5 centimetre wingspan.
Known locations: China, Hebei Province - Tiaojishan Formation.
Time period: Bathonian to Oxfordian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Single juvenile specimen.

       It has been suggested that Changchengopterus was similar to the more well known Dorygnathus. As such Changchengopterus would have likely been a skim fisher snatching fish out of the water as it flew over.



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