New records of Azhdarchids (Pterosauria, Azhdarchidae) from the late Cretaceous of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Central Asia

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A review of 12 azhdarchid localities in Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan is given. New records of unidentifiable azhdarchids from the Khodzhakul (Cenomanian), Tyul’keli (Turonian-Coniacian), Kansai (Santonian), Malaya Serdoba, and Beloe Ozero (Campanian) localities and a new taxon, Aralazhdarcho bostobensis gen. et sp. nov. (Shakh-Shakh, Santonian-Campanian), are described.

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Original Russian Text © A.O. Averianov, 2007, published in Paleontologicheskii Zhurnal, 2007, No. 2, pp. 73–79.

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Averianov, A.O. New records of Azhdarchids (Pterosauria, Azhdarchidae) from the late Cretaceous of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Central Asia. Paleontol. J. 41, 189–197 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0031030107020098

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Key words

  • Azhdarchidae
  • Pterosauria
  • Late Cretaceous
  • Russia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Central Asia