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Gnathosaurus macrurus

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Taxonomy
Pterodactylus macrurus was named by Seeley (1869). Its type specimen is SMC J5339, a mandible (Anterior part of mandible), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Langton Matravers pterosaurs (PROXY), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal horizon in the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Gnathosaurus macrurus by Howse and Milner (1995) and Unwin (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Pterodactylus macrurus Seeley pp. 89-90
1995Gnathosaurus macrurus Howse and Milner
2003Gnathosaurus macrurus 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
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
suborderPterodactyloideaPlieninger 1901
Lophocratia
genusGnathosaurusMeyer 1833
speciesmacrurus()

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