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Temporal range: Tithonian
~150–146 Ma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Pterosauria
Suborder: Pterodactyloidea
Genus: Wenupteryx
Codorniú & Gasparini, 2013
Type species
Wenupteryx uzi
Codorniú & Gasparini, 2013

Wenupteryx is an extinct genus of pterodactyloid pterosaur known from the Late Jurassic (Tithonian stage) Vaca Muerta of Neuquén Province, southern Argentina. It was first named by Laura Codorniú and Zulma Gasparini in 2013 and the type species is Wenupteryx uzi. It is a small-sized pterosaur related to the clade Euctenochasmatia or Archaeopterodactyloidea.[1]

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  1. ^ Codorniú, L.; Gasparini, Z. (2013). "The Late Jurassic pterosaurs from northern Patagonia, Argentina". Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 103 (3–4): 399–408. doi:10.1017/S1755691013000388. S2CID 130885184.