Name: Pangupterus ‭(‬Pangu wing‭)‬.
Phonetic: Pan-gu-teh-rus‭ (‬second‭ ’‬p‭’ ‬in the middle is silent and not pronounced‭)‬.
Named By: J.‭ ‬Lu,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Liu,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Pan‭ & ‬C.‭ ‬Shen‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Pterosauria,‭ ‬Pterodactyloidea.
Species: P.‭ ‬liui‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore‭?
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: China‭ ‬-‭ ‬Jiufotang Formation.
Time period: Aptian‭? ‬of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Lower jaw.

       At the time of its naming Pangupterus is known only from a single jaw bone.‭ ‬This jaw reveals that this pterosaur had small conical teeth jutting out to the sides at an angle.‭ ‬This in turn suggests that Pangupterus was a hunter of fish.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A New Pterodactyloid Pterosaur from the Early Cretaceous of the Western Part of Liaoning Province,‭ ‬Northeastern China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Acta Geologica Sinica.‭ ‬90‭ (‬3‭)‬:‭ ‬777‭–‬782.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Lu,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Liu,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Pan‭ & ‬C.‭ ‬Shen‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.


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