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Lophocratia

Reptilia -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Lophocratia Unwin p. 164
2006Lophocratia Martill and Naish p. 926
2013Lophocratia Naish et al.
2014Lophocratia 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
Lophocratia

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
D. M. Unwin 2003Pterodaustro guinazui, Quetzalcoatlus northropi, their most recent common ancestor, and all its descendants
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Maximum body mass: 544 kgs
Minimum body mass: 259 kgs
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: s = species, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Padian 1985, Witton 2008, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Bathonian to the top of the Early/Lower Maastrichtian or 167.70000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (214 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Bathonian167.7 - 164.7United Kingdom (England) Pterodactylidae indet. (57124)
Middle Bathonian167.7 - 164.7United Kingdom (England) Gnathosaurus sp. (59357)
Late/Upper Bathonian - Early/Lower Kimmeridgian167.7 - 150.8China (Liaoning) Archaeoistiodactylus linglongtaensis (92421)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3China (Liaoning) Liaodactylus primus (156015)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Germany Ornithocheiroidea indet. (117200) Pterodactylus meyeri (131961)
Kimmeridgian - Tithonian157.3 - 145.0USA (Colorado) Kepodactylus insperatus (48161)
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8United Kingdom (England) Germanodactylus sp. (92095)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Germany (Niedersachsen) Ctenochasmatidae indet. (51859) Dsungaripteridae indet. (51858)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Germany (Eastern Barvaria) Ctenochasmatinae indet. (187436)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Cycnorhamphus suevicus (154138) Pterodactylus suevicus (41817)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Titanopteryx sp. (78124)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Romania (Alba) Eurazhdarcho langendorfensis (138892) Hatzegopteryx sp. (97813)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Montana) Quetzalcoatlus sp. (60169)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0France (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) Pterosauria indet. (48866)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Australia (Western Australia) Azhdarchidae indet. (92270)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Romania (Hunedoara) Azhdarchidae indet. (193773) Hatzegopteryx thambema (89991)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Spain (Valencia) Azhdarchidae indet. (47035)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Morocco (Khouribga) Azhdarchidae indet. (193775) Azhdarchidae indet., Phosphatodraco mauritanicus (193774)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Morocco (Chaouia-Ouardigha) Phosphatodraco mauritanicus (92203)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Texas) Pterosauria indet. (92249 92251) Quetzalcoatlus sp. (92247)