Aralazhdarcho bostobensis sp. nov. from the Bostobe Formation (Santonian–Lower Campanian) of the Shakh-Shakh locality, Kyzylorda Region, Kazakhstan
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.
Key words: Azhdarchidae, Pterosauria, Late Cretaceous, Russia, Kazakhstan, Central Asia.
S u p e r f a m i l y Azhdarchoidea Nessov, 1984
Family Azhdarchidae Nessov, 1984
Genus Aralazhdarcho Averianov, gen. nov.
Etymology. From the Aral Sea and the genus Azhdarcho Nessov, 1984
Averianov, A.O. 2007. New records of azhdarchids (Pterosauria, Azhdarchidae) from the late Cretaceous of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Central Asia. Paleontological Journal. 41 (2): 189–197. DOI:10.1134/S0031030107020098.