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Dimorphodon

Reptilia - Dimorphodontidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Dimorphodon Owen
1861Dimorphodon Owen p. 273
1886Dimorphodon Günther p. 444
1890Dimorphodon Zittel p. 793
1898Dimorphodon Spangenberg p. 406
1958Dimorphodon Delair p. 68
1988Dimorphodon Carroll
1991Dimorphodon Sereno p. 17
1998Dimorphodon Clark et al. p. 886
2003Dimorphodon Unwin p. 144
2010Dimorphodon Andres et al. fig. 7
2014Dimorphodon Andres et al.
2015Dimorphodon Lu 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
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
Macronychoptera
familyDimorphodontidaeSeeley 1870
genusDimorphodonOwen 1859

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: volanto
Diet: piscivoreo
Created: 2009-01-04 11:38:30
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:39:23
Source: o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Padian 1985

Age range: base of the Hettangian to the top of the Early/Lower Sinemurian or 201.30000 to 189.60000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Hettangian201.3 - 199.3United Kingdom (England) D. macronyx (91706)
Hettangian - Early/Lower Sinemurian201.3 - 189.6United Kingdom (England) Pterodactylus macronyx (87878)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Mexico (Tamaulipas) Pterosauria indet. (28212)