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Jidapterus edentus

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Jidapterus edentus was named by Dong et al. (2003). Its type specimen is CAD-01, a skeleton, 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
2003Jidapterus edentus Dong et al. p. 1 figs. 1, 2
2014Jidapterus edentus 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
Diapsida()
RankNameAuthor
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
superfamilyTapejaroideaKellner 1989
Tapejaridae()
Chaoyangopterinae
genusJidapterus
speciesedentus

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