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Ornithocheirus

Reptilia -

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1835Palaeornis Mantell
1846Cimoliornis Owen
1852Cimoliornis Gervais p. 265
1869Ornithocheirus Seeley p. xvi
1874Criorhynchus Owen
1881Ornithocheirus Seeley p. 620
1890Ornithocheirus Zittel p. 797
1958Ornithocheirus Delair p. 71
1964Criorhynchus Young p. 253
1980Ornithocheirus Wellnhofer
1988Criorhynchus Carroll
1988Ornithocheirus Carroll
1989Ornithocheirus Bennett
1990Ornithocheirus Wild
1991Ornithocheirus Murry et al. p. 167
1994Ornithocheirus Galton p. 265
1995Ornithocheirus Howse and Milner
2001Criorhynchus Fastnacht
2001Ornithocheirus Unwin
2002Criorhynchus Veldmeijer
2003Ornithocheirus Unwin p. 145
2013Ornithocheirus Rodrigues and Kellner
2014Ornithocheirus 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
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
suborderPterodactyloideaPlieninger 1901
Lophocratia
superfamilyOrnithocheiroideaSeeley 1870
genusOrnithocheirus

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
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: volanto
Diet: piscivoreo
Created: 2009-01-04 11:38:30
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:39:23
Source: o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Padian 1985, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Hauterivian to the top of the Cenomanian or 132.90000 to 93.90000 Ma

Collections (9 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Hauterivian136.4 - 130.0Germany O. wiedenrothi (91586)
Hauterivian132.9 - 129.4France (Champagne-Ardenne) O. sp. (94138)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0Portugal (Lisboa) O. sp. (75267)
Barremian - Early/Lower Aptian129.4 - 122.46United Kingdom (England) O. sp. (92917)
Middle Albian109.0 - 105.3France (Champagne-Ardenne) O. sp. (85311)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6United Kingdom (England) O. sp., Pterodactylus simus, O. platyrhinus (94210)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Russian Federation (Saratov) Anhanguera sp. (92417)
Cenomanian - Turonian100.5 - 89.8Congo-Kinshasa (Kasai-Oriental) Ornithocheiridae indet. (89997)
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5United Kingdom (England) O. sp. (118409)