|Named By:||Christian Erich Hermann von Meyer in 1852|
|Time Period:||Late Jurassic to Cretaceous150-145 Ma|
|Location:||Germany, Solnhofen limestone. France|
|Size:||25 centimetre wingspan|
|Fossil(s):||A few specimens, some more complete than others|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Pterosauria | Pterodactyloidea | Ctenochasmatidae ||
Ctenochasma (meaning 'comb jaw') is a genus of Late Jurassic pterosaur belonging to the suborder Pterodactyloidea. Three species are currently recognized: C. roemeri (named after Friedrich Adolph Roemer), C. taqueti, and C. elegans. Their fossilized remains have been found in the Solnhofen Limestone of Bavaria, Germany, the "Purbeck Group" of northeastern Germany, and the Calcaires tachetes of eastern France.