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Parapsicephalus purdoni

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Scaphognathus purdoni was named by Newton (1888). It is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Scaphognathus.

It was recombined as Dorygnathus purdoni by Unwin (2003) and Carpenter et al. (2003); it was recombined as Parapsicephalus purdoni by Arthaber (1919), Swinton (1934) and Andres et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Scaphognathus purdoni Newton
1890Scaphognathus purdoni Zittel p. 797
1919Parapsicephalus purdoni Arthaber
1934Parapsicephalus purdoni Swinton p. 24
2003Dorygnathus purdoni Carpenter et al.
2003Dorygnathus purdoni Unwin p. 144
2014Parapsicephalus purdoni 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
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
Macronychoptera
genusParapsicephalus
speciespurdoni()

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