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Archaeopteryx

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Archaeopteryx Meyer p. 679
1861Griphosaurus Wagner
1862Archeopteryx Owen p. 273
1864Archeopteryx Owen p. 33
1880Archaeopteryx Marsh p. 187
1890Archaeopteryx Zittel p. 820
1898Archaeopteryx Gadow p. 30
1902Archaeopteryx Hay p. 518
1911Archaeopteryx Jaekel p. 170
1917Archaeornis Petronievics
1927Archaeopteryx Petronievics p. 18
1927Archaeornis Petronievics p. 18
1933Archeopteryx Lambrecht p. 79
1933Archaeornis Lambrecht p. 80
1960Archaeopteryx Wetmore p. 3
1960Archaeornis Wetmore p. 3
1978Archaeopteryx Brodkorb p. 218
1981Archaeopteryx Osmolska p. 92
1982Archaeopteryx Gardiner p. 229
1985Archaeopteryx Charig p. 27
1985Archaeopteryx Gauthier and Padian p. 190 fig. 2
1985Jurapteryx Howgate p. 111
1986Archaeopteryx Bakker p. 460
1986Archaeopteryx Gauthier p. 1108
1988Archaeopteryx Carroll
1988Archaeopteryx Paul p. 352
1989Archaeopteryx Gauthier et al. p. 348
1991Archaeopteryx Chatterjee p. 326
1993Archaeopteryx Perle et al. p. 623
1994Archaeopteryx Holtz
1997Archaeopteryx Ji and Ji p. 41 fig. 3
1997Archaeopteryx Sereno p. 444
1998Archaeopteryx Sereno p. 65
1999Archaeopteryx Ji et al. p. 5
1999Archaeopteryx Sereno p. 2139 fig. 2
2000Archaeopteryx Holtz, Jr. p. 13 fig. 5
2001Archaeopteryx Norell and Clarke p. 183
2002Archaeopteryx Chiappe p. 451 fig. 20.1
2002Archaeopteryx Maryanska et al. p. 101 fig. 1
2003Archaeopteryx Rauhut p. 23
2004Archaeopteryx Padian p. 211
2004Archaeopteryx Senter p. 260
2004Archaeopteryx Senter et al. p. 2 fig. 2
2007Archaeopteryx Chatterjee and Templin p. 1577 fig. 4
2007Archaeopteryx Ji and Ji p. 341
2007Archaeopteryx Mayr et al. p. 100
2011Archaeopteryx Gianechini et al. p. 284
2011Archaeopteryx Lee and Worthy p. 3
2013Archaeopteryx Godefroit et al.
2013Archaeopteryx O'Connor and Zelenkov
2014Archaeopteryx O'Connor et al.
2014Archaeopteryx O'Connor and Sullivan
2014Archaeopteryx Wang et al.
2014Archaeopteryx Wang et al.
2014Archaeopteryx Zhang et al.
2015Archaeopteryx Wang and Liu
2015Archaeopteryx Wang et al.
2019Archaeopteryx Kundrát 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
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Avialae
genusArchaeopteryx

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. Chatterjee 1991Apomorphous characters of Archaeopteryx
(9) Teeth present in premaxilla, maxilla and dentary; tooth rows terminate in front of antorbital fenestra.