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Temporal range: Upper Maastrichtian
A. elainus FSAC-OB 2 holotype partial skeleton and FSAC-OB 217 metacarpal IV compressed.png
A, humerus of holotype; B, radius and ulna of holotype; C, sternum of holotype; D, referred metacarpal IV; E, metacarpal IV and scapulocoracoid of holotype; F, femur of holotype.
Scientific classification

Alcione is an extinct genus of nyctosaurid pterosaur from Maastrichtian-aged rocks from the Ouled Abdoun Basin in Morocco. It was one of six new Maastriichtian-aged pterosaurs described in 2018. Two of these pterosaurs are yet to be named.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Alcíone (desambiguación) para niños

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