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Pteranodon sternbergi

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Taxonomy
Pteranodon sternbergi was named by Harksen (1966). Its type specimen is SMM 5426, a skull, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is 1 mile W of Bogue, which is in a Coniacian/Santonian offshore horizon in the Niobrara Formation of Kansas.

It was recombined as Pteranodon (Sternbergia) sternbergi by Miller (1971); it was recombined as Geosternbergia sternbergi by Kellner (2010).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Pteranodon sternbergi Harksen p. 76
1971Pteranodon (Sternbergia) sternbergi Miller
1971Pteranodon (Occidentalia) eatoni Miller p. 16
1994Pteranodon sternbergi Bennett p. 30
2003Pteranodon sternbergi Unwin p. 145
2010Geosternbergia sternbergi Kellner
2014Pteranodon sternbergi Andres et al.
2014Pteranodon sternbergi Vila Nova et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
suborderPteranodontia
genusPteranodon
speciessternbergi

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