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Anhanguera
Temporal range: Early-Late Cretaceous
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An artist's illustration of Anhanguera blittersdorffi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Pterosauria
Suborder: Pterodactyloidea
Family: Anhangueridae
Genus: Anhanguera
Type species
Anhanguera blittersdorffi
Campos & Kellner, 1985
Referred species
  • A. santanae
    (Wellnhofer, 1985)
  • A. piscator?
    (Campos & Kellner, 1985)

Anhanguera is a genus of pterodactyloid pterosaur known from the Lower-Cretaceous Santana Formation of Brazil, with referred specimens found in the Upper Chalk Formation, Kem Kem Beds - Morocco as well as Cambridge Greensand of the UK.

Description

Anhanguera was a fish-eating animal with a wingspan of about 4.6 meters (15 feet).

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