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Rhamphocephalus bucklandi

Reptilia - Rhamphorhynchidae

Taxonomy
Pterodactylus bucklandi was named by Meyer (1832). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Stonesfield Slate quarries, which is in a Bathonian marginal marine sandstone in the Taynton Limestone Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Rhamphorhynchus bucklandi by Huxley (1859); it was recombined as Rhamphocephalus bucklandi by Seeley (1880), Zittel (1890), Seitz (1907) and Unwin (2003).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1832Pterodactylus bucklandi Meyer
1858Pterodactylus bucklandi Buckland p. 218
1859Rhamphorhynchus bucklandi Huxley
1861Pterodactylus bucklandi Owen p. 274
1874Pterodactylus aclandi Owen
1874Pterodactylus duncani Owen
1874Pterodactylus kiddi Owen
1880Rhamphocephalus bucklandi Seeley
1890Rhamphocephalus bucklandi Zittel p. 794
1907Rhamphocephalus bucklandi Seitz p. 289
2003Rhamphocephalus bucklandi Unwin p. 144

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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
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
Macronychoptera
NovialoideaKellner 2003
Breviquartossa
familyRhamphorhynchidaeSeeley 1870
subfamilyRhamphorhynchinaeNopcsa 1928
genusRhamphocephalus
speciesbucklandi()

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