Volgadraco

Name: Volgadraco (Volga Dragon).
Phonetic: Vol-ga-dra-co.
Named By: Averianov et al. - 2008.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Pterosauria, Pterodactyloidea, Azhdarchoidea, Azhdarchidae.
Species: V. bogolubovi (type).
Type: Probably carnivorous as other adarchids were.
Size: Uncertain due to incomplete material.
Known locations: Russia, Saratov - Rybushka Formation.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Lower beak and partial post cranial remains.

       Named after the Volga River, Volgadraco shows morphological features that show the transition from the more basal azdarchids to the later genera that existed at the end of the Cretaceous.

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