Huaxiapterus

Name: Huaxiapterus.
Phonetic: Hu-aks-ip-teh-rus.
Named By: J.‭ ‬Lü & C.‭ ‬Yuan‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Pterosauria,‭ ‬Pterodactyloidea,‭ ‬Tapejaridae.
Species: H.‭ ‬jii‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬H.‭ ‬atavismus,‭ ‬H.‭ ‬benxiensis‭?‬,‭ ‬H.‭ ‬corollatus‭?
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: China.
Time period: Aptian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Remains of several individuals.

       Huaxiapterus is a genus of pterosaur,that lived in China during the early Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬New tapejarid pterosaur from western Liaoning,‭ ‬China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Acta Geologica Sinica‭ ‬79‭(‬4‭)‬:453-458.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Lü & C.‭ ‬Yuan‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.
-‭ ‬A new species of Huaxiapterus‭ (‬Pterosauria:‭ ‬Pterodactyloidea‭) ‬from the Lower Cretaceous of western Liaoning,‭ ‬China with comments on the systematics of tapejarid pterosaurs.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Acta Geologica Sinica.‭ ‬80‭ (‬3‭)‬:‭ ‬315‭–‬326.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Lü,‭ ‬X.‭ ‬jin,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Unwin,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Zhao,‭ ‬Y.‭ ‬Azuma‭ & ‬Q.‭ ‬Ji‭ ‬-‭ ‬2006.‭
-‭ ‬New species of Huaxiapterus from the Early Cretaceous of western Liaoning.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Acta Geologica Sinica.‭ ‬-‭ ‬81‭ (‬5‭)‬:‭ ‬683‭–‬687.‭ ‬Junchang Lü,‭ ‬Gao Yabo,‭ ‬Xing Lida,‭ ‬Li Zhixin‭ & ‬Sun Zhenyuan‭ ‬-‭ ‬2007.
The Toothless Pterosaurs from China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Acta Geologica Sinica.‭ ‬90‭ (‬9‭)‬:‭ ‬2513‭–‬2525.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Junchang Lü,‭ ‬Fangfang Teng,‭ ‬Deyu Sun,‭ ‬Caizhi Shen,‭ ‬Guoqing Li,‭ ‬Xia Gao‭ & ‬Hanfeng Liu‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.



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