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meaning: "Old devil"
Named By: Campos & Kellner in 1985
Time Period: Albian, 112 Ma
Location: Australia. Brazil - Santana Formation. Russia. United Kingdom - Cambridge Greensand
Size: Up to 4.5 meter wingspan
Diet: Piscivore
Fossil(s): Many specimens known
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Pterosauria | Pterodactyloidea | Ornithocheiridae | Anhanguerinae |
Also known as: | Araripesaurus santanae | Cearadactylus ligabuei | Ornithocheirus cuvieri | Pterodactylus fittoni | Santanadactylus araripensis | Tropeognathus robustus |

Anhanguera (meaning "old devil") is a genus of pterodactyloid pterosaur known from the Early-Cretaceous (Albian age, 112Ma) Santana Formation of Brazil. This pterosaur is closely related to Ornithocheirus, and belongs in the family Ornithocheiridae within its own subfamily, Anhanguerinae.

Read more about Anhanguera at Wikipedia
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