Coloborhynchus had a small crest protruding from the snout region of the skull. Coloborhynchus has been found in the lower Cretaceous and from localities in Europe, South America and North America, multiple species have been described. Coloborhynchus is known mostly from fragmentary remains, including sections of the skull and teeth. Coloborhynchus remains have been found from the lower Cretaceous period, Albian stage of the Cambridge Greensand of England.
- Coloborhynchus clavirostris
- clavirostris (Owen 1874) - BMNH:Holotype
araripensis (Veldmeijer 2003)
spielbergi (Veldmeijer 2003)
piscator (Veldmeijer 2003)
- Meaning of generic name
- Maimed Beak
- Meaning of specific name
- Key Snout
- Wingspan: 3 m
- Fragmentary remains, include several teeth, isolated and associated bones, skulls and partial skeleton
- Age and Distribution
- Lower Cretaceous Greensand Formation (Albian), Cambridge, England.
Lower Cretaceous Santana Formation (Cenomanian), Brazil.
- Pterosauria Pterodactyloidea Ornithocheiroidea Ornithocheiridae
- Further Reading
- A.J. Veldmeijer, H.J.M. Meijer and M. Signore. Coloborhynchus from the Lower Cretaceous Santana Formation, Brazil (Pterosauria, Pterodactyloidea, Anhangueridae); an update. Journal of vertebrate palaeontology, 3, 2, (2006)