Name: Leptostomia ‭(‬slim mouth‭).
Phonetic: Lep-to-sto-me-ah.
Named By: R.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Smith,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Martill,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Kao,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Zouhri‭ & ‬N.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Longrich‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Pterosauria,‭ ‬Pterodactyloidea,‭ ‬Ornithocheiroidea,‭ ‬Azhdarchoidea‭?
Species: L.‭ ‬begaaensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain/Insectivore‭?
Size: Unknown.
Known locations: Morocco‭ ‬-‭ ‬Kem Kem Group.‭ ‬Ifezouane Formation.
Time period: Albian/Cenomanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and jaw bones.

       Leptostomia is a genus of pterosaur that lived in North Africa during the Cretaceous,‭ ‬possibly at the boundary of the early and late periods of the Cretaceous.‭ ‬Leptostomia is thought to have been a small pterosaur,‭ ‬possibly possessing a very slim elongated beak.‭ ‬This might have been a feeding adaptation for probing into soft coastal sands and mud flats at low tide to hunt for invertebrates such as worms.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A long-billed,‭ ‬possible probe-feeding pterosaur‭ (‬Pterodactyloidea:‭ ?‬Azhdarchoidea‭) ‬from the mid-Cretaceous of Morocco,‭ ‬North Africa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Cretaceous Research.‭ ‬118.‭ ‬-‭ ‬R.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Smith,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Martill,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Kao,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Zouhri‭ & ‬N.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Longrich‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.


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