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Pterodactyli (disused)

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Pterodactyli was named by Meyer (1830).

It was synonymized subjectively with Pterosauria by Zittel (1890); it was reranked as the suborder Pterodactyli by Gadow (1898).

It was assigned to Ornithosauri by Fitzinger (1843); to Saurii by Meyer (1845); and to Pterosauria by Gadow (1898).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1830Pterodactyli Meyer
1843Pterodactyli Fitzinger p. 35
1845Pterodactyli Meyer p. 281
1898Pterodactyli Gadow p. 23

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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
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
suborderPterodactyli(Meyer 1830)
suborderPterodactyli(Meyer 1830)

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