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Ornithodira (ornithodiran)

Reptilia -

Sister taxa
Dinosauromorpha, Pterosauromorpha

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Ornithodira Gauthier p. 54 fig. 8
1990Ornithodira Benton p. 13
1990Ornithodira Sereno and Arcucci p. 39 fig. 7
1991Ornithodira Sereno p. 27
1993Ornithodira Parrish p. 290 fig. 1
1995Ornithodira Long and Murry p. 171
2010Ornithodira Nesbitt et al. p. 95
2011Ornithodira Nesbitt p. 206 fig. 52
2011Ornithodira Novas et al. p. 335

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Ornithodira

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. J. Nesbitt 2011The least inclusive clade containing Pterodactylus antiquus Soemmerring, 1812, and Passer domesticus Linnaeus, 1758