Name: Barbaridactylus ‭(‬Barbary Coast finger‭)‬.
Phonetic: Bar-bah-re-dak-ty-lus.
Named By: Nicholas R.‭ ‬Longrich,‭ ‬David M.‭ ‬Martill‭ & ‬Brian Andres - 2018.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Pterosauria,‭ ‬Pterodactyloidea,‭ ‬Pteranodontia,‭ ‬Nyctosauridae.
Species: B.‭ ‬grandis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Morocco‭ ‬-‭ ‬Ouled Abdoun Basin.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains.

       Barbaridactylus is a genus of pterosaur that lived in North Africa during the late Cretaceous.‭ ‬Barbaridactylus has been identified as a nyctosauird pterosaur,‭ ‬a kind usually associated with coastal areas and hunting for fish.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Late Maastrichtian pterosaurs from North Africa and mass extinction of Pterosauria at the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary.‭ ‬-‭ ‬PLOS Biology.‭ ‬16‭ (‬3‭)‬:‭ ‬e2001663.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Nicholas R.‭ ‬Longrich,‭ ‬David M.‭ ‬Martill‭ & ‬Brian Andres - 2018.


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