Tupuxuara

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Tupuxuara
Temporal range: Lower Cretaceous 112–108 mya
Tupuxuara leonardii 0042.jpg
Skeleton of Tupuxuara leonardii.
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Tupuxuara

Kellner & Campos, 1988

Tupuxuara was a pterosaur that lived 112 million years ago. It was found in the Santana Formation, the remains of an inland sea.

Some species were quite small, but the largest skull (length 130 cms) suggests a wingspan of 5.5 metres. It was an Azdarchid pterosaur, the same group as Quetzalcoatlus.