Name: Luchibang ‭(‬Lü's heron wing‭)‬.
Phonetic: Lu--chi-bang.
Named By: David W.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Hone,‭ ‬Adam J.‭ ‬Fitch,‭ ‬Feimin Ma‭ & ‬Xing Xu‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Pterosauria,‭ ‬Pterodactyloidea,‭ ‬Istiodactylidae.
Species: L.‭ ‬xinzhe‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore.
Size: Holotype wingspan estimated at‭ ‬2‭ ‬meters,‭ ‬but this is of a juvenile.‭ ‬adult size uncertain.
Known locations: China‭ ‬-‭ ‬Yixian Formation‭?
Time period: Aptian‭? ‬of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and almost complete skeleton of a juvenile.

       Luchibang is a genus of pterosaur that lived in Asia during the early Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬An unusual new genus of istiodactylid pterosaur from China based on a near complete specimen.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Palaeontologia Electronica.‭ ‬23‭ (‬1‭)‬:‭ ‬Article number‭ ‬23‭(‬1‭)‬:a09.‭ ‬-‭ ‬David W.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Hone,‭ ‬Adam J.‭ ‬Fitch,‭ ‬Feimin Ma‭ & ‬Xing Xu‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.


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