Genus: Alanqa IBRAHIM, UNWIN, MARTILL, BAIDDER & ZOUHRI, 2010
Etymology: Arabic, Al Anga, "a Phoenix"-like mythological flying creature from ancient times, similar to the Persian Simurgh.

Species: saharica IBRAHIM, UNWIN, MARTILL, BAIDDER & ZOUHRI, 2010
Etymology: Arabic, Sahara, Desert and Greek, -ica, " belonging"; named for the region and environment where the holotype was found.

Holotype: FSAC-KK 26

Locality: Aferdou N'Chaft, near Begaa, 30°53'51.23"N, 3°52'13.42"E, Province d'Errachidia, Morocco.

Horizon: Kem Kem Beds.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Cenomanian Stage, Upper Gallic Subepoch, Lowermost Gulf Epoch, Middle Cretaceous.

Material: Almost complete mandibular symphysis.

A) Holotype FSAC-KK 26, almost complete mandibular symphysis; B) FSAC-KK 31 Short section of a mandibular symphysis; C) BPS 1996 I 38: Anterior portion of premaxilla symphysis.

 

Referred material:

FSAC-KK 27: Anterior portion of a rostrum.

Locality: Boumerade near the Maider Lake, 30°32'49.00"N, 3°52'13.42"E, Province d'Errachidia, Morocco.

Horizon: Kem Kem Beds.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Cenomanian Stage, Upper Gallic Subepoch, Lowermost Gulf Epoch, Middle Cretaceous.

Material:

FSAC-KK 31: Short section of a mandibular symphysis.

 

= Cf. Alanqa saharica MARTILL & IBRAHIM, 2014

Locality: Hassi El Begaa, Er Rachidia Province, south-eastern Morocco.

Horizon: Kem Kem beds.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Probably Albian- Cenomanian Stage, Upper Gallic Subepoch, Lowermost Gulf Epoch, Middle Cretaceous.

Material:

FSAC-KK4000: A portion of jaw, with broken ends both anteriorly and posteriorly.

 

WELLNHOFER, 1999

Locality: Possibly near Taouz, Kem Kem region of southern Morocco.

Horizon: Kem Kem Beds.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Cenomanian Stage, Uppermiddle Gallic Subepoch, Lower Gulf Epoch, Middle Cretaceous.

Material:

BSP 1996 I 36: Anterior portion of mandibular symphysis. (Note: Originally classified as an anterior fragment of premaxilla.)

BSP 1993 IX 338: Anterior part of premaxilla with tip missing. (Note: Originally classified as a pteranodontid).