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Opisthodactylus

Reptilia - Rheiformes - Rheidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Opisthodactylus Ameghino
1933Opisthodactylus Lambrecht p. 514
1960Opisthodactylus Wetmore p. 27
1988Opisthodactylus Carroll
1988Opisthodactylus Houde
2012Opisthodactylus Degrange et al.
2017Opisthodactylus Noriega et al. p. 4
2023Opisthodactylus Tambussi et al. p. 264

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
RankNameAuthor
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
Coelurosauria()
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
superorderPalaeognathaePycraft 1900
orderRheiformes
familyRheidaeBonaparte 1849
genusOpisthodactylusAmeghino 1891

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.

G. †Opisthodactylus Ameghino 1891
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Opisthodactylus horacioperezi Agnolin and Chafrat 2015
Opisthodactylus kirchneri Noriega et al. 2017
Opisthodactylus patagonicus Ameghino 1891
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:39:15
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:39:15
Source: subo = suborder, o = order
References: Benton 1983, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Colhuehuapian to the top of the Zanclean or 21.00000 to 3.60000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Colhuehuapian21.0 - 17.5Argentina (Río Negro) O. horacioperezi (89093)
Santacrucian17.5 - 16.3Argentina (Santa Cruz) O. patagonicus (27313 176563 176625 210153 210787)
Messinian - Zanclean7.246 - 3.6Argentina (La Rioja) O. kirchneri (152263)
Montehermosan - Chapadmalalan5.0 - 3.0Argentina (Catamarca) O. kirchneri (157795)