Name: Forfexopterus ‭(‬scissor wings‭)‬.
Phonetic: For-feks-op-teh-rus.
Named By: S.‭ ‬Jiang,‭ ‬X.‭ ‬Cheng,‭ ‬Y.‭ ‬Ma‭ & ‬X.‭ ‬Wang‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Pterosauria,‭ ‬Pterodactyloidea,‭ ‬Archaeopterodactyloidea.
Species: F.‭ ‬jeholensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore‭?
Size: Skull about‭ ‬51‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: China‭ ‬-‭ ‬Jiufotang Formation.
Time period: Aptian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Skull and partial post cranial skeleton.

       Forfexopterus is a genus of pterosaur that lived in China during the early Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new archaeopterodactyloid pterosaur from the Jiufotang Formation of western Liaoning,‭ ‬China,‭ ‬with a comparison of sterna in Pterodactylomorpha.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology.‭ ‬-‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Jiang,‭ ‬X.‭ ‬Cheng,‭ ‬Y.‭ ‬Ma‭ & ‬X.‭ ‬Wang‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.


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