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Germanodactylus rhamphastinus

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Taxonomy
Ornithocephalus rhamphastinus was named by Wagner (1851). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Daiting, which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Mörnsheim Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Pterodactylus rhamphastinus by Zittel (1890); it was recombined as Germanodactylus rhamphastinus by Wellnhofer (1970), Unwin (2003) and Andres et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Ornithocephalus rhamphastinus Wagner
1890Pterodactylus rhamphastinus Zittel p. 792
1970Germanodactylus rhamphastinus Wellnhofer
2003Germanodactylus rhamphastinus Unwin
2014Germanodactylus rhamphastinus 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
genusGermanodactylus
speciesrhamphastinus(Wagner 1851)

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