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Plotornis graculoides

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Diomedeidae

Taxonomy
Chenornis graculoides was named by Portis (1884). Its type specimen is MGPT-PU 17360 , a partial skeleton (ight humerus, ulna, and radius, as well as partial right tibiotarsus and tarsometatarsus), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Plotornis graculoides by Mayr and Pavia (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1800Chenornis graculoides Portis p. 364 figs. Fig. 5
1884Chenornis graculoides Portis p. 364 figs. Fig. 5
1933Chenornis graculoides Lambrecht p. 367
1964Chenornis graculoides Brodkorb p. 212
2014Plotornis graculoides Mayr and Pavia p. 915

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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()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
RankNameAuthor
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
NeoavesSibley et al. 1988
NatatoresBaird 1858
Pygopodotubinares
superorderProcellariimorphae
orderProcellariiformesFürbringer 1888
familyDiomedeidaeGray 1840
genusPlotornisMilne-Edwards 1874
speciesgraculoides(Portis 1884)

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