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|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||External Literature Search||Age range and collections|
It was recombined as Pterodactylus giganteus by Bowerbank (1846); it was recombined as Pterodactylus giganteus by Zittel (1890); it was recombined as Lonchodectes giganteus by Unwin (2001) and Unwin (2003); it was recombined as Lonchodraco giganteus by Rodrigues and Kellner (2013).
|Year||Name and author|
|1819||Ornithocephalus giganteus Oken|
|1846||Ornithocephalus giganteus Bowerbank p. 8|
|1846||Pterodactylus giganteus Bowerbank p. 8|
|1890||Pterodactylus giganteus Zittel p. 792|
|2001||Lonchodectes giganteus Unwin|
|2003||Lonchodectes giganteus Unwin p. 145|
|2013||Lonchodraco giganteus Rodrigues and Kellner|
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