Genus: Banguela HEADDEN & CAMPOS, 2014
Etymology: Portuguese, banguela, "edentulous"; used affectionately.

Species: oberlii HEADDEN & CAMPOS, 2014
Etymology: In honor of Mr. Urs Oberli, who kindly donated the holotype specimen to the Naturmuseum St. Gallen and permitted us to study it, following the form Oberli + the Latin ggenitive ending in the masculine form, -i.

Holotype: NMSG SAO, 251093 (formerly SAO 251093)

Locality: Unnown, Chapada do Araripe, north-eastern Brazil.

Horizon: Romualdo Member, Santana Formation, Araripe Group.


Age: Late Aptian or Early Albian Stage, Middle Gallic Subepoch, Upper Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.

Material: Anterior portion of both mandibles, fused at the symphysis, missing the post symphyseal rami and the rostral tip.