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meaning: "Ancient Entity"
Named By: Kellner in 1989
Time Period: Aptian-Albian, 112 Ma
Location: Brazil - Santana Formation
Size: 3.5 meter wingspan
Diet: Although usually depicted as a piscivore, Tapejara is sometimes considered to be a Frugivore
Fossil(s): Well preserved specimen
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Pterosauria | Pterodactyloidea | Tapejaridae | Tapejarinae |

Tapejara (from a Tupi word meaning "the old being") is a genus of Brazilian pterosaur from the Cretaceous Period (Santana Formation, dating to about 112 Ma ago). Tapejara crests consisted of a semicircular crest over the snout, and a bony prong which extended back behind the head.

Read more about Tapejara at Wikipedia
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