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Bennettazhia oregonensis

Reptilia - Azhdarchidae

Taxonomy
Pteranodon oregonensis was named by Gilmore (1928). It is not extant. Its type specimen is USNM. Its type locality is Nelson Creek, which is in an Albian marine shale in the Hudspeth Formation of Oregon. It is the type species of Bennettazhia.

It was recombined as Bennettazhia oregonensis by Nessov (1991) and Andres et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Pteranodon oregonensis Gilmore p. 2 figs. 1-2
1991Bennettazhia oregonensis Nessov p. 20
2014Bennettazhia oregonensis 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
genusBennettazhia
speciesoregonensis()

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