Name: Wightia ‭(‬named after the isle of Wight‭).
Phonetic: Write-e-ah.
Named By: David M.‭ ‬Martill,‭ ‬Mick Green,‭ ‬Roy Smith,‭ ‬Megan Jacobs‭ & ‬John Winch‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Pterosauria,‭ ‬Pterodactyloidea,‭ ‬Azhdarchoidea,‭ ‬Tapejaridae,‭ ‬Sinopterinae.
Species: W.‭ ‬declivirostris‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Unknown.
Size: Unknown due to lack of remains.
Known locations: England‭ ‬-‭ ‬Wessex Formation.
Time period: Barremian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Tip of the premaxilla‭ (‬upper jaw‭)‬.

       Wightia is a genus of tapejarid pterosaur that lived in Europe during the early Cretaceous.‭ ‬Wightia is‭ ‬named after the Isle of Wight which is situated on the southern coast of England.

Further reading
-‭ ‬First tapejarid pterosaur from the Wessex Formation‭ (‬Wealden Group:‭ ‬Lower Cretaceous,‭ ‬Barremian‭) ‬of the United Kingdom.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Cretaceous Research.‭ ‬-‭ ‬David M.‭ ‬Martill,‭ ‬Mick Green,‭ ‬Roy Smith,‭ ‬Megan Jacobs‭ & ‬John Winch‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.


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