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Sinopterus gui

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Sinopterus gui was named by Li et al. (2003). Its type specimen is BPV-077, a skeleton (Nearly complete skeleton with partial skull), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Chaoyang pterosaurs (PROXY), which is in an Aptian lacustrine horizon in the Jiufotang Formation of China.

It was synonymized subjectively with Sinopterus dongi by Kellner and Campos (2007), Wang and Dong (2008) and Zhou and Wang (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Sinopterus gui Li et al.
2003Sinopterus gui Li et al. p. 442 fig. 1
2006Sinopterus gui Wang and Zhou p. 406
2007Sinopterus gui Lü et al. p. 683
2014Sinopterus gui Andres et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
suborderPterodactyloideaPlieninger 1901
Lophocratia
superfamilyOrnithocheiroideaSeeley 1870
superfamilyAzhdarchoideaUnwin 1992
Neoazhdarchia
superfamilyTapejaroideaKellner 1989
Tapejaridae()
genusSinopterus
speciesgui

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Entire body: yesg
Adult width: 1000 to < 10^4g
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: volantg
Diet: frugivoreg
Diet 2: piscivoreg
Created: 2009-01-05 17:57:01
Modified: 2009-12-04 08:43:00
Source: g = genus, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Padian 1985, Wang and Zhou 2006, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Aptian or 125.00000 to 113.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aptian125.0 - 113.0China (Liaoning) Sinopterus gui (type locality: 92652)