Genus: Draigwenia HOLGADO, 2021
Etymology: Welsh, Y Ddraig Wen, "the white dragon" and it is associated in Welsh mythology with the Anglo-Saxons. This refers to the pale colour of Draigwenia platystomus comb. nov. type specimen, together with the unsual identification of the extinct pterosaurs with the mythological dragons (e.g. Seeley 1870).

Species: platystomus (SEELEY, 1869) HOLGADO, 2021
Etymology: Greek, platys, “broad”, and Greek, -stomus, “mouth.”
= Ptenodactylus platystomus SEELEY, 1869
= Amblydectes platystomus (SEELEY, 1869) HOOLEY, 1914
= Ornithocheirus platystomus (SEELEY, 1869) SEELEY, 1870
= Ornithochirus platystomus (SEELEY, 1869) LYDEKKER, 1888
= Pterodactylus platystomus (SEELEY, 1869) SAUVAGE, 1882
= Criorhynchus platystomus (SEELEY, 1969) WELLNHOFER, 1978
= Lonchodectes platystomus (SEELEY, 1869) UNWIN, LÜ, & BAKHURINA, 2000

Holotype: CAMSM B54835 (old Woodwardian Museum.)

Locality: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire County, England, Southern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Upper Cambridge Greensand.


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

Material: Fragment of premaxilla.

Referred material:

UNWIN, 2001

YORM 1983/113F: Anterior end of a rostrum. Left; Left lateral view; Right; ventral view.