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Ctenochasmatoidea

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Taxonomy
Ctenochasmatoidea was named by Unwin (1995). It is not extant. It was considered monophyletic by Unwin and Lü (1997).

It was reranked as the unranked clade Ctenochasmatoidea by Unwin and Lü (1997), Unwin (2002) and Unwin (2003).

It was assigned to Pterodactyloidea by Unwin and Lü (1997) and Unwin (2002); and to Lophocratia by Unwin (2003).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Pterodactylidae Bonaparte
1849Pterodactylidae d'Orbigny p. 211
1850Pterodactylidae Bonaparte p. 1
1871Pterodactylidae Cope p. 234
1875Pterodactylidae Cope p. 13
1890Pterodactylidae Zittel p. 791
1937Pterodactylidae Roxo p. 65
1946Pterodactylidae Kuhn p. 67
1958Pterodactylidae Delair p. 69
1964Pterodactylidae Young p. 251
1966Pterodactylidae Kuhn p. 109
1986Pterodactylidae Bakker p. 460
1988Pterodactylidae Carroll
1997Ctenochasmatoidea Unwin and Lü p. 165
2002Ctenochasmatoidea Unwin
2003Ctenochasmatoidea Unwin p. 145
2006Pterodactylidae Wang and Zhou p. 406
2012Pterodactylidae Pereda-Suberbiola 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
Ctenochasmatoidea(Unwin 1995)
Ctenochasmatoidea(Unwin 1995)

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
D. M. Unwin and J. Lü 1997Cycnorhamphus suevicus, Pterodaustro guinazui, their most recent common ancestor, and all its descendants