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Pterosaur Parasites?



I don't know of any Dinosaur parasites, but I've run across an article 
that might have Pterosaur parasites.


Pterosauria parasite?


Order: Siphonaptera

Genus: Saurophthirus PONOMARENKO, 1976
Etymology: Greek, sauros, Lizard and Greek, phithrus, ?louse?; ?Lizard louse?.

Species: longipes PONOMARENKO, 1976
Etymology: 

Holotype: PIN 3064/1898

Locality: Below mouth of Baysa River, left bank of Vitim River, 
Sosnovo-Ozerskoye district, Buryat ASSR, Transbaikalia, Siberia.

Horizon: Zazayan Formation, Barremian/Aptian, Early Cretaceous.

Material: A nealry complete specimen.
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Genus: Saurophithiroides PONOMARENKO, 1986

Species:

Holotype:

Locality: Gurvan-Eren-Nur, western Mongolia.

Horizon: Burvan-Eren Formation, Early Cretaceous.

Material:
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Ponomarenko, A. G., 1976. A new insect from the Cretaceous of 
Transbaikalia, a possible parasite of Pterosaurians. Paleont. Jour, 
Number 3: 339-343.

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