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Anhanguera cuvieri

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Taxonomy
Pterodactylus cuvieri was named by Bowerbank (1851). Its type specimen is BMNH 39409, a partial skull, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Culand Pits, Burham, which is in a Cenomanian/Turonian basinal (carbonate) chalk/marl in the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Ptenodactylus cuvieri by Seeley (1869); it was recombined as Ornithocheirus cuvieri by Seeley (1870) and Zittel (1890); it was recombined as Anhanguera cuvieri by Unwin (2001) and Unwin (2003).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Pterodactylus cuvieri Bowerbank
1858Pterodactylus cuvieri Buckland p. 218
1861Pterodactylus cuvieri Owen p. 274
1869Ptenodactylus cuvieri Seeley
1870Ornithocheirus cuvieri Seeley
1870Ornithocheirus denticulatus Seeley p. 122
1890Ornithocheirus cuvieri Zittel p. 798
2001Anhanguera cuvieri Unwin
2003Anhanguera cuvieri Unwin p. 145

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
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
genusAnhanguera
speciescuvieri(Bowerbank 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