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Nyctosaurus

Reptilia -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Nyctosaurus Marsh p. 480
1964Nyctosaurus Young p. 251
1971Pteranodon (Nyctosaurus) Miller p. 10
1984Nyctosaurus Schoch
1989Nyctosaurus Bennett
1991Nyctosaurus Murry et al. p. 168
1997Nyctosaurus Unwin and Lü
2003Nyctosaurus Unwin p. 145
2014Nyctosaurus Andres et al.
2014Nyctosaurus Headden and Campos

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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
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
suborderPterodactyloideaPlieninger 1901
genusNyctosaurus

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
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