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Eopteranodon lii

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Eopteranodon lii was named by Lü and Zhang (2005). Its type specimen is BPV-078, a partial skeleton (Skeleton with incomplete skull), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Beipiao pterosaurs (PROXY), which is in a Barremian/Aptian lacustrine horizon in the Yixian Formation of China.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2005Eopteranodon lii Lü and Zhang p. 458 fig. 1
2014Eopteranodon lii Andres et al.
2014Eopteranodon lii Headden and Campos

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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
superfamilyAzhdarchoideaUnwin 1992
genusEopteranodon
specieslii

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