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Arambourgiania philadelphiae

Reptilia - Azhdarchidae

Taxonomy
Titanopteryx philadelphiae was named by Arambourg (1959). Its type specimen is Univ. Jordan, Dept. Geol. Coll. VF-1, a set of vertebrae (Cervical vertebra), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Ruseifa phosphate mine, which is in a Maastrichtian shallow subtidal phosphorite/limestone in the Phosphorite Unit Formation of Jordan. It is the type species of Arambourgiania.

It was recombined as Arambourgiania philadelphiae by Nessov (1984), Nessov (1991), Martill and Frey (1998), Unwin (2003) and Andres et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Titanopteryx philadelphiae Arambourg
1984Arambourgiania philadelphiae Nessov
1991Arambourgiania philadelphiae Nessov p. 21
1998Arambourgiania philadelphiae Martill and Frey
2003Arambourgiania philadelphiae Unwin
2014Arambourgiania philadelphiae 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
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
familyAzhdarchidae
genusArambourgianiaNessov et al. 1987
speciesphiladelphiae()

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