Named By: David M. Martill - 2011.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Pterosauria, Pterodactyloidea, Ctenochasmatoidea.
Species: U. trigonus (type).
Size: Unknown due to incomplete fossil material.
Known locations: Brazil - Santana Formation.
Time period: Cenomanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull.
Not much is known about Unwindia except that examination of its skull suggests its placement within the Ctenochasmatoidae perhaps in a basal position. This would make Unwindia a relative to the filter feeding pterosaur Pterodaustro that is also known from the same part of the world.
- A new pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Santana Formation (Cretaceous) of Brazil. - Cretaceous Research 32(2):236-243. - D. M. Martill - 2011.