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Eoazhdarcho liaoxiensis

Reptilia - Azhdarchidae

Taxonomy
Eoazhdarcho liaoxiensis was named by Lü and Ji (2005). Its type specimen is GMN-03-11-002, a partial skeleton (Incomplete skeleton with lower jaw), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Chaoyang pterosaurs (PROXY), which is in an Aptian lacustrine horizon in the Jiufotang Formation of China.

It was synonymized subjectively with Chaoyangopterus zhangi by Zhou and Wang (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2005Eoazhdarcho liaoxiensis Lü and Ji p. 301 figs. 1-2
2014Eoazhdarcho liaoxiensis 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
genusEoazhdarcho
speciesliaoxiensis

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