(Lü's heron wing).
Named By: David W. E. Hone, Adam J. Fitch, Feimin Ma & Xing Xu - 2020.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Pterosauria, Pterodactyloidea, Istiodactylidae.
Species: L. xinzhe (type).
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.
is a genus of pterosaur
that lived in Asia during the early Cretaceous.
- 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.