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Pachydyptes ponderosus

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Taxonomy
Pachydyptes ponderosus was named by Oliver (1930). Its type specimen is DM 1450, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Oamaru, which is in a Runangan coastal horizon in New Zealand.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Pachydyptes ponderosus Oliver p. 86 figs. figued, p. 86
1933Pachydyptes ponderosus Lambrecht p. 238
1939Pachydyptes ponderosa Lowe p. 283
1946Pachydyptes ponderosus Simpson p. 41
1952Pachydyptes ponderosus Marples p. 36
1963Pachydyptes ponderosus Brodkorb p. 232
1971Pachydyptes ponderosus Simpson p. 347
1974Pachydyptes ponderosus Jenkins p. 293
1991Pachydyptes ponderosus Fordyce p. 1177
2009Pachydyptes ponderosus Mayr p. 71

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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()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
RankNameAuthor
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
orderSphenisciformesSharpe 1891
genusPachydyptes
speciesponderosus

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