Unwindia

Name: Unwindia
Phonetic: Un-wind-ee-ah.
Named By: David M.‭ ‬Martill‭ ‬-‭ ‬2011.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Pterosauria,‭ ‬Pterodactyloidea,‭ ‬Ctenochasmatoidea.
Species: U.‭ ‬trigonus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Type: Carnivore.
Size: Unknown due to incomplete fossil material.
Known locations: Brazil‭ ‬-‭ ‬Santana Formation.
Time period: Cenomanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull.

       Not much is known about Unwindia except that examination of its skull suggests its placement within the Ctenochasmatoidae perhaps in a basal position.‭ ‬This would make Unwindia a relative to the filter feeding pterosaur Pterodaustro that is also known from the same part of the world.



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