Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
possible Late Jurassic record[1]
Paralycoptera wui.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Superorder: Osteoglossomorpha
Order: Osteoglossiformes
Suborder: Osteoglossoidei
Genus: Paralycoptera
Chang & Chou, 1977
Species: P. wui
  • P. changi Ma & Sun, 1988
Paralycoptera is an extinct genus of basal osteoglossoid which lived in China during the early Cretaceous period.


  1. Yu, Alan (April 1, 2015). "Fishy discovery raises hopes Hong Kong's first dinosaur could be found". Retrieved April 2, 2015.

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