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Huaxiapterus jii

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Huaxiapterus jii was named by Lü and Yuan (2005). Its type specimen is GMN-03-11-001, a skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Chaoyang pterosaurs (PROXY), which is in an Aptian lacustrine horizon in the Jiufotang Formation of China.

It was recombined as Sinopterus jii by Kellner and Campos (2007); it was synonymized subjectively with Sinopterus dongi by Wang and Dong (2008) and Zhou and Wang (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2005Huaxiapterus jii Lu and Yuan
2005Huaxiapterus jii Lü and Yuan p. 453 figs. 1, 2
2007Sinopterus jii Kellner and Campos p. 10
2007Huaxiapterus jii Lü et al. p. 683
2014Huaxiapterus jii Andres et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
RankNameAuthor
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
superfamilyAzhdarchoideaUnwin 1992
Neoazhdarchia
superfamilyTapejaroideaKellner 1989
Tapejaridae()
genusHuaxiapterus
speciesjii

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