Fossil range: Late Jurassic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Pterosauria
Suborder: Rhamphorhynchoidea
Genus: Comodactylus
Binomial name
Comodactylus ostromi
Galton, 1981

Comodactylus is a genus of rhamphorhynchoid pterosaur from the Kimmeridgian-Tithonian-age Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of Wyoming, USA, named for a single wing metacarpal.[1]


1. ^ Galton, P.M. (1981). A rhamphorhynchoid pterosaur from the Upper Jurassic of North America. Journal of Paleontology 55:1117–1122.

External links

* Comodactylus in The Pterosaur Databasee


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