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Pterodactylus

Reptilia -

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1809Pterodactylus Cuvier
1813Pterotherium Fischer
1826Pterodactylus Fitzinger p. 16
1842Pterodactylus Owen p. 156
1843Pterodactylus Fitzinger p. 35
1845Pterodactylus Meyer p. 281
1849Pterodactylus d'Orbigny p. 211
1852Macrotrachelus Giebel
1861Pterodactylus Owen p. 274
1871Diopecephalus Seeley
1886Pterodactylus Günther p. 444
1890Pterodactylus Zittel p. 791
1931Pterodactylus arningi Reck
1931Pterodactylus maximus Reck p. 328 fig. 2
1931Pterodactylus brancai Reck p. 330 figs. 3-4
1958Pterodactylus Delair p. 69
1980Dsungaripterus brancai Galton p. 340
1988Pterodactylus Carroll
2003Pterodactylus Unwin p. 145
2004Pterodactylus Jouve
2012Pterodactylus Pereda-Suberbiola et al.
2013Pterodactylus Bennett
2014Pterodactylus Andres et al.
2014Pterodactylus Headden and Campos
2015Pterodactylus Lu 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()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
Macronychoptera
NovialoideaKellner 2003
Lonchognatha
Monofenestrata
genusPterodactylusCuvier 1809

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
S. C. Bennett 2013As for type and only species [Pterodactylus antiquus]