Iberodactylus

Name: Iberodactylus ‭(‬Iberia finger‭)‬.
Phonetic: I-be-ro-dak-te-lus.
Named By: Borja Holgado,‭ ‬Rodrigo V.‭ ‬PÍgas,‭ ‬Josť Ignacio Canudo,‭ ‬Josep Fortuny,‭ ‬Taissa Rodrigues,‭ ‬Julio Company‭ & ‬Alexander W.A.‭ ‬Kellner‭ ‬-‭ ‬2019.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Pterosauria,‭ ‬Pterodactyloidea,‭ ‬Ornithocheiromorpha,‭ ‬Anhangueria,‭ ‬Hamipteridae.
Species: I.‭ ‬andreui‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore‭?
Size: Uncertain,‭ ‬but wingspan roughly estimated about‭ ‬4‭ ‬meters.
Known locations: Spain‭ ‬-‭ ‬Blesa Formation.
Time period: Barremian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial snout.

       Iberodactylus is a genus of pterosaur that lived in Europe during the early Cretaceous.‭ ‬Iberodactylus is thought to be related to the genus Hamipterus.‭ ‬For this reason the describers used more complete remains of Hamipterus to gauge the size of Iberodactylus,‭ ‬the result of which was a wingspan estimate of up to about four meters.

Further reading
-‭ ‬On a new crested pterodactyloid from the Early Cretaceous of the Iberian Peninsula and the radiation of the clade Anhangueria.‭ ‬Scientific Reports‭ ‬9:‭ ‬4940.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Borja Holgado,‭ ‬Rodrigo V.‭ ‬PÍgas,‭ ‬Josť Ignacio Canudo,‭ ‬Josep Fortuny,‭ ‬Taissa Rodrigues,‭ ‬Julio Company‭ & ‬Alexander W.A.‭ ‬Kellner‭ ‬-‭ ‬2019.



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