Name: Mistralazhdarcho ‭(‬Mistral Azdarcho‭)‬.
Phonetic: Mis-tral-az-dar-ko.
Named By: Romain Vullo,‭ ‬Géraldine Garcia,‭ ‬Pascal Godefroit,‭ ‬Aude Cincotta‭ & ‬Xavier Valentin‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Pterosauria,‭ ‬Pterodactyloidea,‭ ‬Azhdarchidae.
Species: M.‭ ‬maggii‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore‭?‬/Pisicvore‭?
Size: Holotype wingspan roughly estimated to be about‭ ‬4.5‭ ‬meters,‭ ‬but this is for a juvenile.‭ ‬Adult size unknown.
Known locations: France.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and‭ ‬partial post cranial skeleton.‭ ‬Remains are of a juvenile.

       Mistralazhdarcho is a genus of azdarchid pterosaur that lived in Western Europe during the late Cretaceous.‭ ‬Because the remains of the holotype individual are both incomplete and of an immature individual,‭ ‬the full size of‭ ‬Mistralazhdarcho is unknown at the‭ ‬time of writing.‭ ‬Comparison to the remains of other azdarchid pterosaur genera however suggests that when fully grown Mistralazhdarcho would have had a wingspan somewhere between five and six meters,‭ ‬at medium size for an azdarchid pterosaur.

Further reading
-‭ M‬istralazhdarcho maggii,‭ ‬gen.‭ ‬et sp.‭ ‬nov.,‭ ‬a new azhdarchid pterosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of southeastern France.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Romain Vullo,‭ ‬Géraldine Garcia,‭ ‬Pascal Godefroit,‭ ‬Aude Cincotta‭ & ‬Xavier Valentin‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.


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