An international team led by Borja Holgado, associate researcher at the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP) in collaboration with Aragosaurus-IUCA research group from the Universidad de Zaragoza, has described a new species of flying reptile, Iberodactylus andreui. It is a 4 m wingspan piscivorous pterosaur which lived in what is today the province of Teruel (Aragon, Spain) 125 million years ago. Is the third and the largest one species of pterosaur described in the Iberian Peninsula.

Un equip internacional encapçalat per Borja Holgado, investigador associat a l’Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP) amb la participació del grup Aragosaurus-IUCA de la Universitat de Saragossa, ha descrit la nova espècie de rèptil volador Iberodactylus andreui. Es tracta d’un pterosaure piscívor d’uns 4 metres d’envergadura que va viure a l’actual província de Terol fa uns 125 milions d’anys. Es la tercera i més gran espècie d’aquest grup que es descriu a la península Ibèrica.

An international team of paleontologists including Fabio M. Dalla Vecchia, associated researcher at the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP) and a renowned pterosaur specialists, have described the over 200-million-year-old new species Caelestiventus hanseni. Triassic pterosaurs remains are extremely rare and mostly flattened by crushing but the fossils recovered in Utah are preserved in three dimensions and include most of the skull and a wing phalanx.

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