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Pterosauromorpha

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Pterosauromorpha was named by Padian (1997). It is not extant. It was considered monophyletic by Nesbitt (2011).

It was assigned to Ornithodira by Nesbitt (2011).

Sister taxa
Pterosauria (syn. Ornithosauria, Pterodactyli)

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Pterosauromorpha Padian
2011Pterosauromorpha Nesbitt p. 207 fig. 52

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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
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
S. J. Nesbitt 2011The most inclusive clade containing Pterodactylus antiquus Soemmerring, 1812, but not Passer domesticus Linnaeus, 1758