Alternative combination: Pterodactylus macrurus
Full reference: H. G. Seeley. 1869. Index to the Fossil Remains of Aves, Ornithosauria, and Reptilia, from the Secondary System of Strata, Arranged in the Woodwardian Museum of the University of Cambridge. Deighton, Bell, and Co, Cambridge 1-143
Sister taxon: Gnathosaurus subulatus
Type specimen: SMC J5339, a mandible (Anterior part of mandible). Its type locality is Langton Matravers pterosaurs (PROXY), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal horizon in the Purbeck Limestone Formation of the United Kingdom.
Ecology: volant piscivore